Ni-Cad batteries (nickel-cadmium) or also known as rechargeable batteries should be scrapped when they no longer charge or hold a charge. Be sure to check with your local scrap yard to make sure that they accept Ni-Cad batteries and to get their Ni-Cad Battery pricing. Not sure where the closest scrap metal yard is? The iScrap App can help you find a scrap yard near you.
When you choose the yard you would like to go to, you can then see their prices for Ni-Cad batteries as well as other scrap materials. If you have a large load of Ni-Cad batteries and need a pick up, you can simply fill out a container request and schedule the pick up all on the iScrap App.
Here are a few different applications and tools that use Ni-Cads: