Oklahoma Recycling regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma Recycling: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Oklahoma Recycling, Reuse, and Source Reduction Incentive Act, 27A Oklahoma Statutes Annotated (OSA) 2-11-301 to 2-11-307

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Oklahoma Waste Tire Recycling Act, 27A OSA 2-11-401 to 2-11-401.7

Plastic Container Labeling Act, 27A OSA 2-11-501 to 2-11-503

Oklahoma Computer Equipment Recovery Act, 27A OSA 2-11-601 to 2-11-611

Hazardous Waste:

Recycling tax credits: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:205-17-1 to 252:205-17-6

Off-site recyclers: OAC 252:205-19-1 to 252:205-19-7

Mobile recycling units: OAC 252:205-19-15

Oil and gas industry:

Hydrocarbon recycling facilities: OAC 165:10-8-1 to 165:10-8-11

Drilling waste recycling facilities: OAC 165:10-8-25 to 165:10-8-35

Solid waste:

Waste tires fees: OAC 710:95-5-1 to 710:95-5-19

Electronics: Oklahoma Computer Equipment Recovery Act, 27A OSA 2-11-601 to 2-11-611 and regulations at OAC 252:515-39-1 to 252:515-39-5

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division

Oklahoma Corporation Commission

Oklahoma Tax Commission

Oklahoma Department of Central Services

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma follows the federal recycling laws with additional state requirements related to recycling permits, tax credits, recycling facilities, electronics recycling, and waste tires. See the state section SOLID WASTE for additional information.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers and enforces the implementation of the Oklahoma recycling program, including the recycling tax credit rules. The state of Oklahoma also has a recycling coordinator who is in charge of overseeing ...


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