Governing Law and Regulations
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Bureau of Recycling and Hazardous Waste Management
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The state's universal waste management rules (which incorporate by reference the federal rules) include provisions for the management of wastes that are in addition to those regulated under the federal rules. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) universal waste rules include the management of oil-based finishes and consumer electronics. Universal wastes in New Jersey that are the same as the federal universal wastes (i.e., pesticides, batteries, mercury-containing equipment, and lamps) must be managed in accordance with the applicable federal provisions.
New Jersey incorporates by reference the U.S. Environmental ...