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6621a. Landfill disposal requirements
accordance with the following schedule, no person shall knowingly dispose of
the following materials in solid waste or in landfills:
batteries, after July 1, 1990.
(2) Waste oil,
after July 1, 1990.
(3) White goods,
after January 1, 1991. "White goods" include discarded refrigerators,
washing machines, clothes dryers, ranges, water heaters, dishwashers, and
freezers. Other similar domestic and commercial large appliances may be added,
as identified by rule of the Secretary.
(4) Tires, after
January 1, 1992.
(whether water based or oil based), paint thinner, paint remover, stains, and
varnishes. This prohibition shall not apply to solidified water based paint in
quantities of less than one gallon, nor shall this prohibition apply to
solidified water based paint in quantities greater than one gallon if those
larger quantities are from a waste stream that has been subject to an effective
paint reuse program, as determined by the Secretary.
Nickel-cadmium batteries, small sealed lead acid batteries, nonconsumer
mercuric oxide batteries, and any other battery added by the Secretary by rule.
mercury-added products on or before July 1, 2007.
Mercury-added products, as defined in chapter 164 of this title, after July 1,
2007, except as other effective dates are established in that chapter.
electronic devices. After January 1, 2011, computers; peripherals; computer
monitors; cathode ray tubes; televisions; printers; personal electronics such
as personal digital assistants and personal music players; electronic game
consoles; printers; fax machines; wireless telephones; telephones; answering
machines; videocassette recorders; digital versatile disc players; digital converter
boxes; stereo equipment; and power supply cords (as used to charge electronic
recyclable materials after July 1, 2015.
(10) Leaf and
yard residuals and wood waste after July 1, 2016.
residuals after July 1, 2020.
(b) This section
shall not prohibit the designation and use of separate areas at landfills for
the storage or processing, or both, of material specified in this section.
(c) Insofar as
it applies to the operator of a solid waste management facility, the Secretary
may suspend the application of this section to material specified in
subdivision (a)(2), (3), (4), (5), or (6) of this section, or any combination
of these, upon finding that insufficient markets exist and adequate uses are
not reasonably available to serve as an alternative to disposal. (Added 1989,
No. 286 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 1991, No. 75, § 2; 1991, No. 95, § 3; 1993,
No. 221 (Adj. Sess.), § 4a; 1995, No. 189 (Adj. Sess.), § 9; 1997, No. 151
(Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2005, No. 13, § 2, eff. July 1, 2005; 2009, No. 79 (Adj.
Sess.), § 4; 2011, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 10.)