Battery disposal

Sustainability at Brock




Battery disposal

Batteries are highly toxic and should not be placed in the garbage. Individuals should collect their personal batteries and take them to an authorized drop-off centre in the region. Brock employees may drop off acceptable used work batteries at Science Stores located outside of room E304 in E-Block of Mackenzie Chown.

Acceptable

Rechargeable

  • Nickel Hydride
  • Nickel Lithium Ion
  • Nickel Cadmium
  • Small sealed lead acid

Alkaline

  • Standard A,AA,AA,C,D,9v
  • Lithium
  • Mercury

Not acceptable

  • Large lead acid batteries

 

"Recycling effort benefits students" - The Brock News

 

For more information, refer to Greentec's list of acceptable electronic waste products through their Think Recycle program.

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