EPA proposes to allow aerosol can recycling

On March 5 2018 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule that would add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the category of universal wastes regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. In its proposal, the EPA stated that adding aerosol cans to the universal waste rule would simplify the handling and disposal of the waste for generators and ensure that aerosol cans are sent to the appropriate facilities, where they would be managed as hazardous waste in line with all applicable Resource Conservation and Recovery Act requirements. Read more

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