Battery Recycling Drop-off Locations (Household Quantities Only)

Battery Recycling Requirements  

Certain battery types must have end terminals taped before deposited into the battery recycling collection tube - the battery types that need to have ends taped with scotch tape include 1) all rechargeable batteries 2) button cell batteries and 3) lithium batteries.  Alkaline batteries do not need to be taped


  • No car or truck batteries accepted
  • No batteries Over 5 lbs accepted
  • Will not accept batteries from businesses, institutions; residential only

Urbana has five (5) battery recycling drop-off locations:

Anita Purves Nature Center
1505 N. Broadway Ave., Urbana

(217) 384-4062

Phillips Recreation Center
505 W. Stoughton St., Urbana

(217) 367-1544

Urbana City Building
400 S. Vine St., Urbana  (Vine Street entrance)

(217) 384-2302

Urbana Free Library
210 W. Green St., Urbana  (First floor near circulation desk)

(217) 367-4057

Urbana Public Works
706 S. Glover Ave., Urbana

(217) 384-2302

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- Last Modified -July 29, 2021 - 1:44pm
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