Car Batteries

A number of junkyards located on Columbia St. at the Cambridge and Somerville border may buy your old car batteries:

  • Atlas Junk Company pays $7.00 on average, per car battery.
    (617) 666-8440, 475 Columbia Street
    Monday-Friday 7am-5pm, Saturday 7am-noon

  • Joseph Talewsky & Sons, Inc..  pays $7.00 on average, per battery
    (617) 625-4808, 508 Columbia Street
    Monday-Friday 7:30am-5pm. Saturday 8am-1pm

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