Recycling Statutes and Regulations
Covered Device Recycling Act, Act 108 of 2010 - An Act establishing a recycling program for certain covered devices; imposing duties on manufacturers and retailers of certain covered devices; providing for the powers and duties of the Department of Environmental Protection and for enforcement; establishing the Electronic Materials Recycling Account in the General Fund; and prescribing penalties.
- Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act,
Act 101(includes Amendments) of 1988 - Provides for municipal waste processing and disposal planning, submission of plans, authorizing grants, requires municipal recycling programs and establishes the Recycling Fund.
- Small Business and Household Pollution Prevention Program,
Act 190 of 1996 (see Chapter 2) - Establishes asmall business pollution prevention and hazardous waste collection program.
- Solid Waste Management Act,
Act 97 of 1980(include amendments) - Provides for the planning and regulation of solid waste storage, collection, transportation, processing treatment and disposal. Requires county plan development, permits and licenses and establishing the Solid Waste Abatement Fund.
Solid Waste Resource Recovery Development Act, Act 198 of 1974- Established the Solid Waste-Resources Recovery Development Fund and the use of that fund for municipal planning and development of resource recovery and solid waste disposal/processing programs.
- Waste Tire Recycling Act,
Act 190of 1996 (includes Amendments)
Act 24 of 2010- Provides $1.25 million per fiscal year from FY 09/10 to FY 12/13 for the Used Tire Pile Remediation Restricted Account.
Technical Guidance Documents