Missouri Recycling regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Missouri Recycling: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Missouri Recycling Act, Missouri Revised Statutes (Mo. Rev. Stat.) 260.250 to 260.345

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Hazardous waste listed commercial chemical products: 10 Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) 25-4.261(2)(A)(2)

Stored materials: 10 CSR 25-4.261(2)(A)(1)

Hazardous waste resource recovery: 10 CSR 25-9.020

Applicability: 10 CSR 25-9.020(1)

Certification: 10 CSR 25-9.020 and 10 CSR 25-8.124(4)

Major and minor changes: 10 CSR 25-9.020(3)(E)

Operating rules: 10 CSR 25-9.020(3)(E)1 to 25-9.020(3)(E)4

Small facilities: 10 CSR 25-9.020(2)

Used oil: 10 CSR 25-9.020(1) and 10 CSR 25-11.279

Electronics: 10 CSR 25-19.010

Nonhazardous waste disposal bans: 10 CSR 80-3.010

Solid waste management plans: Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.325 and Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.250

Lead-acid batteries: Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.262

Waste tires: 10 CSR 80-8.020 to 80-8.060

Plastics: Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.280 and Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.281

Regulatory Agency

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality Hazardous Waste Program

DNR Division of Environmental Quality Solid Waste Management Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Missouri has adopted the federal rules for hazardous waste recycling, with several modifications that make the state's requirements more stringent. These modifications include rules for resource recovery facility certifications, Division of Environmental Quality in the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) approvals, facility operation, and small resource recovery facilities.

Missouri's solid (nonhazardous) waste recycling rules include requirements for solid waste management ...

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