Universal and E-Waste

For over 20 years, LEI has helped manage the universal waste needs of thousands of customers nationally. From palletized batteries to lighting waste, we help ensure all of your universal waste streams are managed properly and safely. Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of universal waste that we handle. Learn more about the benefits of the universal waste rule by visiting our FAQ page.


Our customers appreciate that, when it comes to lighting waste, nothing is sent to a landfill. All glass, aluminum, mercury and cardboard packaging is recycled. We also provide containers and complete documentation to all of our customers.

     We accept:Fluorescent Lamps

  • Fluorescent lamp recycling
  • HID lamp recycling
  • Circular lamp recycling
  • Compact lamp recycling
  • Ultra-Violet lamp recycling
  • Incandescent lamp recycling
  • Quartz lamp recycling
  • Poly Coated / Shatter Shields
  • All types of specialty lamps



Thanks to the universal waste rule, batteries may now be managed as a universal waste if sent for recycling. When needed, we will provide on-site packaging to ensure safety and compliance to the USDOT regulations. We receive volumes of batteries from 1 gallon buckets to full truckloads.Battery Recycling

       We accept:

  • Alkaline
  • Carbon-Zinc
  • Lead Acid Dry & Wet
  • Nickel Cadmium Dry & Wet
  • Nickel Iron
  • Nickel Metal Hydride
  • Lithium (All Types)
  • Magnesium
  • Mercury
  • Silver Oxide
  • Silver Zinc
  • Thermal


Thermostats and other mercury containing devices are also categorized as Universal Waste. We help ensure, before transporting, that these devices fall under the Universal Waste Rule.


Other waste streams that fall under the Universal Waste Rule are certain types of lighting balasts and pesticides. Contact us to learn more about these particular waste streams.


We have over 15 years experience recycling electronic waste or, “E-Waste”. Because of our RCRA – Part B permit, we undergo frequent and comprehensive environmental surveillance from our state environmental agency and we have maintained an excellent compliance record. Additionally, our competitive nation-wide service ensures secure destruction of sensitive information for our customers. Learn more about the affects of E-waste on our environment by visiting our FAQ page.

Safe, Secure Electronic Recycling

We Accept:


  • CPUs
  • Workstations
  • Monitors / TV
  • Keyboards, other Peripherals
  • Two-way Radios
  • Mobile Phones
  • Copy Machines
  • Other Consumer Electronics
  • Servers
  • Circuit Boards