Category: Campus Wide Used Battery Drive April 3-28

Used Battery Drive April 3-28

April 3, 2023 April 28, 2023

Did you know that 90% of the material in batteries can be recycled and that it’s illegal in California to throw away used batteries in the trash or recycling bin? Electronic waste (e-waste) in general has also become the world’s fastest-growing waste stream but with only a 17% recycling rate.

To celebrate 2023 Earth Month, the STEM club and Women in STEM club are co-hosting a battery drive from April 3-28.

For the 4-week battery drive that starts on April 3rd, the battery collection sites have been set up around the campus, and their locations are updated constantly in this live document ( All batteries collected through the event will be counted towards the One Million Batteries (1MB) campaign that is aimed at collecting and recycling one million used batteries (

For more info and FAQs, please check See the Battery Drive Flyer and E-waste Event Flyer for details. Email [email protected] for more information.

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