Governing Law and Regulations
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Hazardous Waste Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arkansas follows the federal regulations for universal waste and has added "consumer electronic items" to the federal list of hazardous wastes managed under the state's universal waste regulations.
• Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Hazardous Waste Division administers and enforces the universal waste rule in Arkansas.
CONSUMER ELECTRONIC ITEMS
AR Reg. 23.273.9
A "consumer electronic item" means an electronic item containing an intact or broken cathode-ray tube (CRT) (e.g., a television, computer monitor, or other CRT monitor or display device), personal computer or computer component, audio and/or stereo player, videocassette recorder/player, digital videodisk (DVD) recorder/player, video camera, telephone, facsimile or copying machine, cellular telephone, wireless paging device, or video game console.
A CRT is a vacuum tube, composed primarily of glass, which is the video display component of a television or computer monitor. An intact CRT is a CRT remaining inside the monitor whose vacuum has not been released. A broken CRT is glass removed from the monitor after the vacuum has been released.
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