Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act, 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 15/1 to 15/12
Degradable Plastic Act, 415 ILCS 80/1 to 80/5
Plastic Bag Recycling Act, 415 ILCS 82/1 to 82/90
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program Act, 415 ILCS 90/1 to 90/150
Recycled Newsprint Use Act, 415 ILCS 110/2001 to 110/2013
Hazardous waste recycling: 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 721.106
Automobile switches: 415 ILCS 97/1 to 97/99
Thermostats: 415 ILCS 98/15 to 98/99
Electronics: Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act, 415 ILCS 150/1 to 150/95
Registration fees: 415 ILCS 150/30
Annual timetable: 415 ILCS 150/30
Penalties: 415 ILCS 150/80
Electronics Recycling Fund: 415 ILCS 150/20 and 415 ILCS 150/85
Nonhazardous waste recycling:
Waste management plans: 415 ILCS 15/4
Plastics coding: 415 ILCS 15/10
Plastic beverage cans: 415 ILCS 15/10.1
Composting: 415 ILCS 15/9
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Illinois has its own solid (nonhazardous) waste recycling rules. They include requirements for waste management plans, plastics coding, and plastic beverage cans. The hazardous waste recycling rules in Illinois generally follow the federal requirements with additional requirements related to mercury contained in automobile switches and thermostats.
Illinois has joined the growing number of states with comprehensive electronics take-back legislation with the enactment of the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act.
• Administration and enforcement. IEPA administers and ...