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Arkansas

Primary State Agency: Department of Environmental Quality

  • Primary State Solid Waste Page

    • Construction and Demolition Waste

    • Hazardous Waste

    • Universal Waste
      • Universal Wastes in Arkansas include: batteries (e.g., certain lead-acid batteries not recycled under other regulations; button silver-oxide and zinc-air; and 9-volt, C, AA, coin, and button rechargeable lithium); pesticides; mercury containing devices (e.g., thermostats, switches); electric lamps (e.g., fluorescent, high intensity discharge, sodium vapor, and mercury vapor; note: specifically excludes broken and crushed lamps as well as the debris from broken or crushed lamps); and consumer electronics (e.g., computers, printers, fax machines, and CRTs). Certain other battery types (e.g. alkaline and carbon zinc cells that have been manufactured without mercury) may not be classified as hazardous wastes, and would therefore not fall under the Universal Waste Rule. However, as a matter of responsible practice, such batteries should be collected and sent to recycling facilities, rather than being landfilled.
      • Regulations

    • Medical Waste

    • Recycling

    • County and Municipal Codes and Ordinances

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