Frequent Questions

Are universal waste handlers required to manage spent lead-acid batteries under Part 266, Subpart G, or under Part 273?

Handlers may choose the management standards with which they will comply. That is, they may either manage their batteries under the standards provided in Subpart G of Part 266 for spent lead- acid batteries that are being reclaimed, or they may comply with the universal waste regulations in Part 273 (60 FR 25505; May 11, 1995).

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