Automotive and Appliances

Antifreeze:

The following businesses will accept used antifreeze:

Firestone, 1122 N Main Street, Racine, 262-637-8473

Valvoline Instant Oil Change, 3015 22nd Street, Kenosha, 262-654-2666

Valvoline Instant Oil Change, 5920 21st Street, Racine, 262-553-1344 

Car/Truck Batteries:

The following businesses will accept car/truck batteries:

AutoZone, 4631 75th Street, Kenosha, 262-942-1710

AutoZone, 2055 22nd Avenue, Kenosha, 262-551-8428

Auto Zone, 2301 Durand Avenue Racine, 262-554-7870

Auto Zone, 2010 Douglas Avenue Racine, 262-635-9447

NAPA Auto Parts, 5308 30th Avenue, Kenosha, 262-658-4971

NAPA Auto Parts, 4201 Durand Street, Racine, 262-697-3312

Tires Plus Total Car Care, 7424 74th Place, Kenosha, 262-942-1118

Sears, 7630 Pershing Boulevard, Kenosha, 262-697-3328

Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express Center, 3049 South Oaks Road, Sturtevant, 262-598-8482

Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express Center, 1901 Milwaukee Avenue, Burlington, 262-767-1886

Waste Oil:

Waste oil is banned from disposal at landfills in Wisconsin. Businesses who sell automotive engine oil must provide a used oil collection center or post information informing customers of local oil collection centers.

The following business will accept waste oil:

AutoZone, 4631 75th Street, Kenosha, 262-942-1710

AutoZone, 2055 22nd Avenue, Kenosha, 262-551-8429

Auto Zone, 2301 Durand Avenue, Racine, 262-554-7870

Auto Zone, 2010 Douglas Avenue, Racine, 262-635-9447

Fast Track, 5248 Washington Avenue, Racine, 262-634-1101

Firestone, 1122 N Main Street, Racine, 262-637-8473

Goodyear Auto Service Center, 5912 Sheridan Road, Kenosha, 262-654-8667 (A disposal fee is charged.)

Sears, 7630 Pershing Boulevard, Kenosha, 262-697-3328

Tires Plus Tire Store, 7424 74th Place, Kenosha, 262-942-1118

Valvoline Instant Oil Change, 3015 22nd Street, Kenosha, 262-654-2666

Valvoline Instant Oil Change, 5920 21st Street, Racine, 262-553-1344 

Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express Center, 3049 South Oaks Road, Sturtevant, 262-598-8482, up to 10 gallons – no fee

Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express Center, 1901 Milwaukee Avenue, Burlington, 262-767-1886, up to 10 gallons – no fee

Oil Filters:

Oil filters should be recycled.  Filters should be drained of as much oil as possible.  The following businesses will accept oil filters:

Fast Track, 5428 Washington Avenue, Racine, 262-634-1101

Valvoline Instant Oil Change, 3015 22nd Street, Kenosha, 262-654-2666

Valvoline Instant Oil Change, 5920 21st Street, Racine, 262-553-1344 

Sears, 7630 Pershing Boulevard, Kenosha, 262-697-3328

Tires Plus Tire Store, 7424 74th Place, Kenosha, 262-942-1118

Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express Center, 3049 South Oaks Road, Sturtevant, 262-598-8482

Tires: 

The following businesses accept tires for a nominal fee:

Firestone, 1122 North Main Street, Racine, 262-637-8473

Kenosha Tire, 6005 -75th Street, Kenosha, 262-694-9000

Sears, 7630 Pershing Blvd, Kenosha, 262-697-3328

Tires Plus Tire Store, 7424 74th Place, Kenosha, 262-942-1118

Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express Center, 3049 South Oaks Road, Sturtevant, 262-598-8482

Wal-Mart Tire and Lube Express Center, 1901 Milwaukee Avenue, Burlington, 262-767-1886, only with purchase

Batteries:

Disposal of batteries varies depending on the type of battery.  Some companies charge a small fee.

Alkaline batteries can be disposed of in the trash.

Lead batteries must be recycled.

Rechargeable batteries are recycled through the support of the RBRC (Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation).  Rechargeable batteries accepted through this program include:

Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH), Lithium Ion (Li-Ion), Small Sealed Lead (Pb) (must weigh less than 2 pounds)

The following retailers will accept rechargeable batteries:

Batteries Plus, 7227 Durand Avenue, Sturtevant 262-554-0774, do not accept lithium batteries

Batteries Plus, 6430 Green Bay Road, Kenosha, 262-912-3135,

Lowe’s, 6500 Green Bay Road, Kenosha, 262-653-8770

Office Depot, 5201 Washington Avenue, Racine, 262-632-4650

Radio Shack, 4126 52nd Street, Kenosha, 262-652-3900

Radio Shack, 3711 80th Street, Kenosha, 262-694-1710

R/C Electronics, 8322 Antioch Road, Salem, 262-843-4262

Sony Retail Store, 11601 108th Street, Pleasant Prairie, 262-857-9613

Parkside True Value Hardware, 1735 22nd Avenue, Kenosha, 262-551-8866

Waste Management Rechargeable Battery Tracker Mail-In Program, www.wmlamptracker.com/v2/recycling_battery.cfm

Lead Acid and Mercuric Oxide Batteries:

State law requires that businesses selling lead acid automotive batteries must accept used batteries when new batteries are purchased.  The law allows businesses to charge customers a deposit of up to $5 when a used battery is not turned in upon purchase of a new battery.  Businesses may also charge up to $3 for each used battery they accept.

Large Appliances:

Some municipalities offer disposal for large appliances, see note below for City of Kenosha residents.  Otherwise, ask the store where you are buying appliances if they will remove the old one. Scrap yards often accept many types of large appliances.  Fees may be associated with all of these services.  Appliances in good working condition may be accepted by resale shops, thrift shops and others.

City of Kenosha Services:  http://www.kenosha.org/departments/waste/Appliance.pdf

 

Metal:

Salvage businesses are the best place to dispose of metals and old cars.  Old automobiles, trucks, boats, etc., may be donated to several organizations – most of the will come to your residence and pick them up.:

Cars for Breast Cancer, www.carsforbreastcancer.org, 800-304-8983

Cars Helping Veterans, www.carshelpingveterans.org, 888-480-VETS (8387)

Rawhide, www.rawhide.org, 800-729-4433

Make a Wish Foundation - Wheels for Wishes, www.wheelsforwishes.org, 855-333-9474