Reduce your use of single-use, alkaline batteries by switching to rechargeable batteries. Rechargeable batteries can be recharged inexpensively and reused hundreds of times. When the life of a rechargeable battery is over, it can be recycled.

Acceptable Items

  • Alkaline single-use batteries (can be disposed of on campus but are not currently able to be recycled)
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Small appliance batteries
  • Click here for information on lead-acid batteries (vehicle batteries)

Recycling Tips

  • Please tape the terminal ends for all batteries 9v and larger
  • Cell phone & laptop batteries should be placed in a sealed plastic bag (i.e. Ziploc bag) then boxed before being placed in the yellow bin.

Recycling Locations

  • Yellow electronics recycling bins located at outdoor waste and recycling sites