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Arizona Recycling: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste recycling: Arizona Revised Statutes (AZ Rev. Stat.) 49-961 to 49-969

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Solid waste recycling: Arizona Solid Waste Recycling Act, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-831 to 49-837

Public education: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-833

Recycled newsprint: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-834

Recyclable plastics: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-835

Recycled lead acid batteries: AZ Rev. Stat. 44-1321 to 44-1327 and Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 13-7-103

Fees: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-836

Recycling grants: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-837

Waste tires: AZ Rev. Stat. 44-1301 to 44-1307

Regulatory Agency

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division Permits Section Sustainability Programs Unit Recycling Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona has adopted the federal hazardous waste recycling requirements. For details, see the state section POLLUTION PREVENTION and the national section RECYCLING. Arizona follows the federal recycling laws but also has a few state-specific requirements. For purposes of Arizona law, the term "recycling" means the process "of collecting, separating, cleansing, treating, and reconstituting post-consumer materials that would otherwise become solid waste and returning them to the economic stream in the form of raw material for reconstituted products which meet the quality standards necessary to be used in the marketplace, but does not include incineration or other similar processes" (AZ Rev. Stat. 49-831(21)).

Administration and enforcement. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division administers and enforces the ...


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