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Used batteries (including those from UPS backup units) constitute waste which must be disposed of properly. The following steps must be taken to properly dispose of battery e-waste.

Date the Battery – once taken out of service write the date on the battery with a permanent marker. At that point, the battery must be disposed of properly within 6 months of that date. 

Used batteries should not be disposed of in the University trash but brought to a regional battery recycling center for disposal. Some centers offer cash value for batteries. If such a center is used for University-owned equipment, a cash receipt should be received and the proceeds deposited in an appropriate University account.

Take Battery to Regional Battery Recycling Center

Interstate Battery

109 W Loop 281
Longview, TX 75605
(903) 663-9644

Jennings Scrap & Salvage Co.
2600 Marshall Ave
Longview, TX 75601
(903) 753-6472

Recycling Metals of Texas, LLC
5899 East US Hwy 80
Longview, TX 75605
(903) 212-3440