Arkansas Recycling: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Nonhazardous waste recycling:

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State policy and programs: Arkansas Solid Waste Management and Recycling Act, Arkansas Code Annotated (AR Code Ann.) 8-6-601 to 8-6-724 and Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 28.101 to 28.901

Recyclable materials: AR Reg. 28.601 and AR Reg. 28.602

Material recycling facilities (MRFs): AR Reg. 22.102, AR Reg. 22.1001, and AR Reg. 22.1002

Plastic container labeling: AR Code Ann. 8-9-302

Hazardous waste recycling:

Mercury switches: Switch Removal Act 2005, AR Code Ann. 8-9-601 to 8-9-610

Lead-acid batteries: AR Code Ann. 8-9-303

Electronics: AR Code Ann. 25-34-101 to 25-34-111

Governmental entities: AR Code Ann. 8-9-201 to 8-9-204

State recycling grants:

Grants for Regional Solid Waste Management Districts: AR Code Ann. 8-6-615 and AR Reg. 11.401 to 11.409

Waste tire recycling grants: AR Code Ann. 8-9-405 and AR Reg. 14.501 to 14.510

E-Waste recycling grants: AR Code Ann. 25-34-109 and AR Reg. 11.501 to 11.512

Tax credits: AR Reg. 16.101 to 16.206

Eligible costs: AR Reg. 16.104

Ineligible costs: AR Reg. 16.103 and AR Reg. 16.105

Application process: AR Reg. 16.201

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Solid Waste Management Division Market Development Branch

Regional Solid Waste Management Boards

Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APCEC)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas's rules for recycling parallel the federal regulations, with additional recycling practices that require that recycling be integrated into the state's solid waste management ...

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