Governing Law and Regulations
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Connecticut has adopted the federal hazardous waste recycling rules with additional stricter rules. To review the federal hazardous waste recycling rules, see the national section RECYCLING. The state's stricter recycling rules apply to scrap metal, spent lead-acid batteries, and owners and operators of hazardous waste recycling facilities. The state has also adopted a mercury thermostat recycling law.
Connecticut regulates E-waste from businesses under the state universal waste rules. See the state section UNIVERSAL WASTES for more information. The state also regulates the collection and recycling of residential electronic devices.
Connecticut has its own requirements for recycling nonhazardous waste materials such as ...