New Hampshire Recycling: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous wastes: New Hampshire Regulations Environmental-Hazardous Waste (NH Regs. Env-Hw) 801.01 to 811.01

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Documentation: NH Regs. Env-Hw 803.05

Household hazardous waste: NH Regs. Env-Hw 1003.01 to 1003.10

Motor vehicle batteries: NH Regs. Env-Hw 809.01 to 809.04

Unusable pesticides: Unusable pesticides: NH Regs. Pesticides Control Board (Pes) 801.03

Nonhazardous wastes:

Recycling facilities: NH Regs. Env-Sw 407.03

Scrap metal: NH Regs. Env-Sw 407.04

Facility plans: NH Regs. Env-Sw 1903.05


Video display devices: New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated (RSA) 149-M:4 and RSA 149-M:27

Regulatory Agencies

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) Waste Management Division

New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning (OEP)

Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. New Hampshire follows federal hazardous waste recycling regulations, with additional rules for household hazardous waste and documentation requirements for recycled materials believed to be exempt from hazardous waste rules. New Hampshire has its own recycling rules for recycling facilities. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) also encourages the recycling of plastic bottles, white goods, glass, plastics, aluminum containers, steel cans, scrap metal, motor vehicle batteries, tires, and municipal solid waste. See the state section SOLID WASTE for more information.

The state currently bans video display devices from state landfills and incinerators. See the state section UNIVERSAL WASTES for more information.

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