EPA proposes aerosol can recycling system

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a system for handling hazardous waste of aerosol cans that encourages recycling. EPA estimates it will also save at least $3 million per year in regulatory costs.

“Today’s proposal increases opportunities for safe recycling of aerosol cans, while also simplifying hazardous waste regulations,” EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says. “We remain committed to protecting human health and the environment while also providing regulatory certainty to American businesses.” Read more

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