replace a 4.0 56 V battery with a 5.0A 56V battery

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how can I recycle the old 4.0 battery and will the 5.0 A work with my existing equipment 
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The "AH" marking on the batteries does not indicate the Amperage of a battery but rather how long it will provide power at a specific current level.   Thus the rating of the battery is generally referred to as "AMP HOURS" or AH.  Therefore, as long as the voltage rating is the same (in this case 56.0 volts DC, then the AH rating of the battery does not matter.
So, yes, you can use the 5.0AH 56.0 V battery in place of the 56.0 V 4.0 AH battery, and you will find that is lasts longer before requiring a recharge.
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Yup, any EGO battery will fit, and work, in any EGO tool or charger. Note that with things like a string trimmer or blower they will be a little heavier with the larger battery.
You'd probably need to check on your local recycling regulations. Maybe even a call to Home Depot to see if they will take it?
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Recycling batteries can be done through your local recycling programs...

Yes, 5.0 AH batteries will work with your exisiting equipment
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There should be a phone number right on the battery. Call that number and they will direct you to your local recycling facility.
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I believe you can bring the old battery to Home Depot for recycling.