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.
Black & Decker
True Value Stores
Visit Call2Recycle for a more complete list of participating businesses.
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
8300 W. Florist Ave., Milwaukee, WI
Challenger Battery Corp.
406 West Sunset Dr, Waukesha, WI
H&R Scrap Metals, Inc.
9000 W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, WI
W200 S7203 Williams Dr., Muskego, WI 53150
Kral Scrap Metal
W224 S8575 Industrial Ave., Big Bend, WI 53103
W229N598 Foster Ct, Waukesha, WI 53168
Waukesha Iron & Metal
1351 East Main St, Waukesha, WI 53186
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