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Makita Regeneration is a safe and eco-friendly, battery recycling program

Avoid harmful environmental hazards from incorrect disposal of batteries, and recover valuable raw materials.

Makita’s commitment to recycling & sustainability

We are proud to be a part of the B-cycle battery stewardship to provide a safe, hassle-free and easy recycle process.

Makita Lithium-ion 

At any Makita Factory 
Service Centre

Safely recycles valuable 
raw materials

Makita Factory
Service Centres

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I take them?
Simply bring your retired Makita Lithium-Ion batteries to any Makita Factory Service Centres, and pass it to one of our service staff to begin the recycling journey.
How does it work?

Once you drop of your retired Makita Lithium-Ion batteries to any Makita Factory Service Centres, the service staff will access the item for recycling suitability. If the item is suitable, it will be securely place in one of our secured recycling bins. Makita has partnered up with Ecobatt to ensure a safe and sustainable recycling process, that correctly dispose harmful substances and extract useful raw materials. For more detailed information on the Ecobatt recycling process click here

Any special precautions I need to take?

It is recommended to tape your batteries, as used batteries may still contain residual charge that can create a spark, leading to a potential fire hazard. Preventing this is as simple as using clear sticky tape, non-conductive electrical tape, or duct tape over the exposed battery terminal, or on the top and bottom face for button cell batteries. Please be mindful to keep the battery label information visible if you're not using clear tape. If you are unable to do this, one of the Makita service staff will be able to assist.

What kind of batteries can be recycled?
Makita Factory Service Centres staff will only accept genuine Makita XGT 40V Max, LXT 18V or CXT 12V batteries.
Why shouldn’t I put batteries in my rubbish or recycling bin?
When batteries or e-waste items end up landfill there is the risk that harmful substances leach into the surrounding environment. By recycling your unused or unwanted items, you can be sure that any hazardous substances are being processed safely.
Are batteries dangerous and can they start fires?
Lithium-ion batteries supply power to many kinds of power tools and everyday devices. Like any product, a small number of these batteries can be defective - they can overheat, catch fire or explode. It is therefore important that lithium-ion batteries are disposed of correctly, and are not put in your curb side rubbish or recycling, and instead are responsibly recycled at a centre such as Makita Factory Service Centres.
How much will battery recycling cost me?
Drop off for valid Makita batteries is absolutely free.

Join us in this journey towards a sustainable future!