Battery disposal requires special care because of the different kinds of toxins batteries contain. The most common kinds of household batteries are rechargeable or alkaline ones, which can be recycled at a number of locations found using call2recycle.com around the Atlanta metropolitan area.
Atlanta Resources for Battery Disposal
Visit the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation for a complete list of locations where you can recycle rechargeable batteries.
For batteries that are too large to be recycled as rechargeables, try one of these manufacturer-take-back programs: