Governing Law and Regulations
Hazardous waste recycling: Minnesota Rules (MR) 7045.0125
Feedstock: MR 7045.0125
Spent lead-acid batteries: MR 7045.0685
Spent or waste household batteries: MR 7045.0686
Precious metal recovery: MR 7045.0675
Out-of-state wastes: MR 7045.0125
Electronics recycling: Minnesota Electronics Recycling Act, 9 Minnesota Statutes Annotated (MSA) 115A.1310 to 115A.1330
Manufacturers: 9 MSA 115A.1314 and 9 MSA 115A.1316
Retailers: 9 MSA 115A.1318
Collectors: 9 MSA 115A.1316
Recyclers/Processors: 9 MSA 115A.1316
Nonhazardous waste recycling facilities: MR 7035.2845
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Minnesota Department of Revenue
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Minnesota has adopted the federal rules for the recycling of hazardous waste and has added several rules. These rules apply to hazardous waste used as feedstock, specific hazardous wastes that are reclaimed and out-of-state wastes.
Minnesota has specific rules for solid waste recycling facilities that include requirements for notifications, facility design and operation, and annual reports.
• Administration and enforcement. MPCA administers and enforces the hazardous and nonhazardous waste recycling rules in Minnesota. MPCA is also the lead agency for implementing the Minnesota Electronics Recycling Act. MPCA oversees the program implementation, annually reviews the fee formula, and recommends changes to the Legislature. The Department of Revenue collects fees and performance reports from manufacturers.
HAZARDOUS WASTE RECYCLING
Management of the ...