Waukesha County

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Rechargeable batteries (Li-ion, Ni-Cd, etc.)

All types of batteries used in camcorders, printers, PDAs, power tools, cell phones and other small electronics can be recycled. Call to confirm store policies. 

Batteries Plus Bulbs 

Best Buy

Black & Decker

Home Depot



True Value Stores 

Visit Call2Recycle for a more complete list of participating businesses.

Alkaline Batteries

Batteries & Bulbs Plus stores accept small household alkaline batteries for recycling for a very small fee.

Automotive and Boat Batteries

State law prohibits disposal of lead acid batteries in landfills or incinerators and requires that all vehicle battery retailers accept used lead-acid batteries at no charge from anyone purchasing a battery from them.

Safe Disposal Sites:

Allied Resource Recovery
1001 Tesch Ct., Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
(262) 574-0100

Aztak Recycling
8300 W. Florist Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53218
(414) 466-2150

Batteries Plus Bulbs

Challenger Battery Corp.
406 West Sunset Dr., Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
(262) 547-3854

H&R Scrap Metals, Inc.
9000 W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53225
(414) 353-4333

Kohne Salvage
W200 S7203 Williams Dr., Muskego, Wisconsin 53150
(262) 679-1135

Kral Scrap Metal
W224S8575 Industrial Ave., Big Bend, Wisconsin 53103
(262) 662-3215

Waukesha Iron & Metal
1351 E. Main St., Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
(262) 547-7293

Wear safety goggles and gloves when you pick up a battery, and carry it in a wooden box or a leak-proof container. 
If you drop a battery, neutralize any spilled acid with baking soda or lime.

Due to COVID-19, hours and operations may have changed.  Please check with each business or municipality prior to bringing items for disposal.
No endorsement of any business is intended. 
Fees may apply.
There are no publicly-owned landfills in Waukesha County.

Please contact us if you own a business that would like to be included on this page as a resource.
We reserve the right to only list businesses that meet our program criteria.

Business/Administration Office
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
515 W. Moreland Blvd., Room AC 260, Waukesha, WI 53188
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