Battery Recycling / Disposal

  • Illinois EPA has determined that alkaline (normal household / single use) batteries can simply be thrown away in the trash. (More info)

    If you are looking to recycle the following batteries, LT Recycling Club holds an annual Battery Drive. 

    • Car/Boat batteries (Lead Acid / SLA)
    • Rechargeable household batteries (Ni-MH)
    • Rechargeable cordless phone or digital camera batteries (Li-Ion)
    • Rechargeable power tool batteries (Ni-Cd)
    • Specialty - Button cell batteries (for car remotes, hearing aids)

    Outside of our battery drive, you can recycle or safely dispose of the above batteries locally: