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Full Document:
Title:COLLECTION AND RECYCLING OF HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES
RCRA Online Number:14290
Date:05/16/1997
To:Citizen
From:Cotsworth
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: EPA does not have the authority to require battery manufacturers to take back their products for recycling once they are used. EPA may not require states or local communities to collect and recycle used batteries. This memo summarizes the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act. The Act removed obstacles to a voluntary industry take-back system. EPA is aware of a voluntary industry take-back system for the nationwide collection and recycling of Ni-Cd (Ni-Cad) batteries.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 273.1 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Batteries; Universal Waste
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:4
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9593.1997(05)
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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