Batteries

    • Capilano's battery recycling program includes collection of the following batteries: 

      • Alkaline and Alkaline rechargeable batteries: (A, AA, AAA, C, D, 6-Volt, 9-Volt)
      • Lithium
      • NiCad
      • Lithium-Ion

      NOT accepted: lead-acid (car)

      Check out how we did in 2014!

      Method of Disposal

      Send dead (but not leaking) batteries to Shipping & Receiving via interoffice mail, or drop off at one of these locations:

      • Shipping & Receiving (Arbutus Bldg Room 021)
      • Capilano Student Union (Maple Bldg Room 116)
      • Bookstore (Birch Bldg Room 122)
      • Nat and Flora BOSA Centre for Film and Animation (BC005)

      If you have any questions or your area/department would like to participate as a drop off location, please email to Shipping & Receiving.

      Looking for an off-campus  drop-off location for used batteries?
      Want to know more? Here's an in-depth look at batteries in Canada.

      Remember... as with all recycling programs putting the correct item into the correct bin makes a HUGE difference to the success of the program.  So.... if in doubt... keep it out!