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Section: Disposal of mercuric oxide batteries as solid waste, prohibited

Statute: 13:1E-99.68

10. a. No person shall knowingly dispose of used mercuric oxide batteries as solid waste at any time. b. Any person seeking to dispose of used mercuric oxide batteries may: (1) transport these types of used dry cell batteries to a household hazardous waste collection site established pursuant to a county household hazardous waste collection program; (2) place these types of used dry cell batteries for collection in the manner provided by the municipal recycling ordinance in instances where the adopted district recycling plan as approved by the department pursuant to section 3 of P.L.1987, c.102 (C.13:1E-99.13) requires the collection and disposition of used dry cell batteries as a designated source separated recyclable material; or (3) collect, transport, recycle or dispose of these types of used dry cell batteries as otherwise provided by the battery management plan required pursuant to section 8 of this act. L.1991,c.521,s.10.

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