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Battery Recycling: Local Recycling Options

Information on battery recycling including links to recycling resources in Champaign-Urbana.

Battery Recycling for University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Departments

The University of Illinois does not coordinate or pay for battery recycling for campus departments. If your department has a small number of batteries to recycle, use one of the local options listed.

For larger quantities, your department can purchase battery recycling containers from Call2Recycle (https://www.call2recycle.org/store/​). Remember that Illinois law requires that the battery terminals are taped on both rechargable and single use batteries prior to recycling.

Local Recycling Options for Individuals

Have batteries you want to recycle? Here's a list of some locations in Champaign-Urbana, according to Earth911 and Call2Recycle. Remember that Illinois law requires that the battery terminals are taped on both rechargable and single use batteries prior to reycling.

Please call the location you want to visit for more information before taking your batteries for drop-off.

Find Recycling Locations in Illinois

Illinois EPA's Services Locator identifies recycling facilities throughout the state for medications, electronics, household hazardous waste, and vehicle emissions testing.