Governing Law and Regulations
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program Bureau of Recycling and Planning
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New Jersey has its own solid waste and electronics recycling requirements that are stricter than the federal regulations.
Consumer electronics may be managed under the state universal waste rule. See the state section UNIVERSAL WASTES for more information.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Bureau of Recycling and Planning administers and enforces the state's recycling requirements.
SOLID WASTE RECYCLING
The New Jersey Statewide Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling ...