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RCRA Online Number:50555
Title:Implementation of the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act
Document Date:11/01/1997
Description:This document explains the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act of 1996; provides information on successful recycling programs for rechargeable batteries; contains a summary of the Battery Act's requirements, as well as a summary of state and federal requirements affecting battery recycling prior to passage of the Battery Act; specifies why proper disposal or recycling is necessary for nickel and cadmium (Ni-Cd) and small sealed lead acid (SSLA) batteries; and defines roles that state and local governments, retailers, businesses, and public agencies can play in establishing recycling programs. The document also includes sources of additional information and a list of references.
Topics:Batteries, Universal Waste, Recycling
Policy Directive Number:
EPA Publication Number:530-K-97-009
NTIS Number:NA
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Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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