All batteries contain heavy metals. Alkaline batteries contain corrosive liquids. All types and sizes of batteries are accepted into the recycling program. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Alkaline
  • Corrosive liquids and recyclable semi-precious metals
  • Ni-Cd
  • Highly toxic heavy metal
  • Lithium
  • Highly toxic heavy metal
  • Lead Acid
  • Corrosive liquids and toxic heavy metalĀ (we ask that these not be left at the battery recycling stations due to the possibility that they may leak acid. Please call 797-2892 or request a pick up through the Hazardous Pick Up Request page).

Collection Locations:

  • Aggie Village (Recycling Truck)
  • Business Building (West Entrance-Recycling Center)
  • Center for Persons with Disabilities – CPD (NW Corner -Recycling Center)
  • Computer Services (Audio Visual Department)
  • Education Building (SW Entrance-West Wall)
  • Engineering Building (Breezeway near Vending Machines)
  • Facilities (Electronics & Mail Box Area)
  • Housing Warehouse
  • Merrill Library (Main Entrance-North Wall)
  • Natural Resources Building (Atrium by Recycling Barrels)
  • Photo Services (Loading Bay)
  • Recycling Center
  • Taggart Student Center – TSC (Ground Floor-South Entrance)
  • Utah Water Research Lab – UWRL
  • Widtsoe Building (Chemistry Stores)
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