There are these awesome contraptions that you can plug into your wall and they will recharge batteries (the rechargeable ones) of just about any size.
Using rechargeable batteries is so great for your wallet and the environment. Many batteries hold toxic metals that are bad for the environment. To read more visit: www.Earth911.com
They also provide information on how to recycle single use batteries.
Environment, Health and Safety Online is also a great resource for information on the toxins found in batteries. They also provide recycling information.
www.BatteryRecycling.com will recycle all types of batteries via the mail.
Here’s a link to the battery charger I own and believe works really well.
If you have any creative reuses for old single use batteries, send them my way!