Waukesha County


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 & Bulbs Plus 

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:

A to Z Recycling
990 Jameson Street, Neenah, WI 54956
(920) 886-0700

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

Batteries & Bulbs Plus

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

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

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

Kral Scrap Metal
W224 S8575 Industrial Ave., Big Bend, WI 53103
(262) 662-3215

Miller Compressing
W229N598 Foster Ct, Waukesha, WI 53168

Waukesha Iron & Metal
1351 East Main St, Waukesha, WI 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.

No endorsement of any business by Waukesha County is intended. Fees may apply.

Business Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
515 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188
Room AC 260 - (262) 896-8300