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Electronics & Batteries

Batteries & Small Electronics

Collection buckets for batteries and small electronics are located in Tutt Library, Worner and Facilities Services.
Items accepted:

  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Rechargeable Batteries (Ni-MH, Ni-Cad, Li-ion)
  • Cell Phones
  • Cables & Cords
  • Chargers
  • Flash Drives

For more information, or to report a full bucket, contact Environmental Health & Safety, x6678, or email

Large Electronics



Proper disposal of electronics materials, or "e-waste," is a pressing environmental, public health and human rights issue.

Colorado College employs Metech Recycling to provide recycling for large electronics. Metech Recycling is a founding member of the Basel Action Network (BAN) e-Stewards program, and signatory to the BAN Pledge of True Stewardship. Metech has also achieved the Gold level in the Colorado Environmental Leadership Program. Metech Recycling locations are Certified e-Stewards® Recyclers. Certified e-Stewards are leading North American electronics recyclers who are qualified as upholding the highest standard of environmental and social responsibility.

Information Management organizes a monthly pickup of electronic waste from the College.

Complete list of items accepted.

For details on scheduled recycling days, contact Tulio Wolford at x6716 or email