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Federal vs. State-Specific Regulations

Ever wonder what the difference is between Federal and State regulations regarding universal waste? According to the EPA website: Adopting the Federal Program The universal waste regulations can vary from state to state in the United States. The majority of states have adopted the full federal universal waste program, however, others have only adopted some of the federal universal wastes. …

State of California

Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Required by California Law

All of the following information is taken from:¬†http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/reducewaste/fluoreslamps/ All Fluorescent Lamps and Tubes Should Be Recycled or Disposed as Hazardous Waste All fluorescent lamps and tubes are considered hazardous waste in California when they are discarded because they contain mercury. (Title 22, division 4.5, chapter 11, section 66261.50) This includes: Fluorescent lamps and tubes: Fluorescent tubes, including low mercury tubes. …