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Iowa Recycling: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Recycling: Code of Iowa (IA Code) 455D.10A

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Operating requirements: Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) 567-104.21(455B) and IAC 567-104.22(455B

Household hazardous waste: IAC 567-144.3(455F)

Batteries: IAC 567-145.4(455B, 455D)

Cans and bottles: IAC 567-107.3(455C)

White goods: IAC 567-118.14(455B, 455D)

Cathode ray tube (CRT) recycling: IAC 567-122 (455B, 455D)

Waste oil: IAC 567-119.3 (455B, 455D)

Waste tires: IA Code 455D.11, IAC 567.117.1(455B, 455D) to 567.117.4(455B, 455D)

Regulatory Agencies

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Services Division Land Quality Bureau Waste Management Section

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Iowa does not have U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authorization to manage its own hazardous waste program under RCRA; therefore, the federal hazardous waste recycling rules are in effect. To review these rules, see the national section RECYCLING. Iowa does, however, oversee a recycling program for household hazardous material. Iowa has adopted regulations for recycling of plastic bottles, white goods, cathode-ray tubes (CRTs), motor oil, batteries, and waste tires.

Administration and enforcement. EPA administers and enforces the hazardous waste recycling rules. DNR administers and enforces the nonhazardous waste recycling rules in Iowa.

State Requirements

OPERATING REQUIREMENTS

IAC 567-104.21(455B) and IAC 567-104.22(455B)

Recycling facilities must abide by the following operation requirements:

  • Material that cannot be recycled or removed during ...

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State Requirements

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