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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42450



42450.  (a) The board may conduct a study on the disposal and
recyclability of household batteries, taking into account any studies
completed or underway elsewhere, including, but not limited to, any
studies by the Environmental Protection Agency. The board may
participate in the study.
   (b) The study may include, but is not limited to, all of the
following:
   (1) The effect of used household batteries on solid waste
landfills and transformation facilities, including any threats to
human health or environment.
   (2) The recyclability of used household batteries, including, but
not limited to, the following topics:
   (A) Applicable recycling technologies and their effectiveness.
   (B) Collection systems.
   (C) Possible adverse effects on human health or the environment
resulting from exposure to household batteries at all stages of the
recycling process.
   (D) Costs and revenues associated with recycling, including
avoided disposal costs.
   (E) Development of markets for products derived from recycled
household batteries.
   (c) For the purposes of this section, "household batteries" means
batteries made of mercury, alkaline, carbon-zinc, nickel-cadmium, and
other batteries typically generated as household waste, including,
but not limited to, batteries used in hearing aids, cameras, watches,
computers, calculators, flashlights, lanterns, standby and emergency
lighting, portable radio and television sets, meters, toys, and
clocks, but excluding lead-acid batteries as defined in Section
42440.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 42450

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42450



42450.  (a) The board may conduct a study on the disposal and
recyclability of household batteries, taking into account any studies
completed or underway elsewhere, including, but not limited to, any
studies by the Environmental Protection Agency. The board may
participate in the study.
   (b) The study may include, but is not limited to, all of the
following:
   (1) The effect of used household batteries on solid waste
landfills and transformation facilities, including any threats to
human health or environment.
   (2) The recyclability of used household batteries, including, but
not limited to, the following topics:
   (A) Applicable recycling technologies and their effectiveness.
   (B) Collection systems.
   (C) Possible adverse effects on human health or the environment
resulting from exposure to household batteries at all stages of the
recycling process.
   (D) Costs and revenues associated with recycling, including
avoided disposal costs.
   (E) Development of markets for products derived from recycled
household batteries.
   (c) For the purposes of this section, "household batteries" means
batteries made of mercury, alkaline, carbon-zinc, nickel-cadmium, and
other batteries typically generated as household waste, including,
but not limited to, batteries used in hearing aids, cameras, watches,
computers, calculators, flashlights, lanterns, standby and emergency
lighting, portable radio and television sets, meters, toys, and
clocks, but excluding lead-acid batteries as defined in Section
42440.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 42450

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42450



42450.  (a) The board may conduct a study on the disposal and
recyclability of household batteries, taking into account any studies
completed or underway elsewhere, including, but not limited to, any
studies by the Environmental Protection Agency. The board may
participate in the study.
   (b) The study may include, but is not limited to, all of the
following:
   (1) The effect of used household batteries on solid waste
landfills and transformation facilities, including any threats to
human health or environment.
   (2) The recyclability of used household batteries, including, but
not limited to, the following topics:
   (A) Applicable recycling technologies and their effectiveness.
   (B) Collection systems.
   (C) Possible adverse effects on human health or the environment
resulting from exposure to household batteries at all stages of the
recycling process.
   (D) Costs and revenues associated with recycling, including
avoided disposal costs.
   (E) Development of markets for products derived from recycled
household batteries.
   (c) For the purposes of this section, "household batteries" means
batteries made of mercury, alkaline, carbon-zinc, nickel-cadmium, and
other batteries typically generated as household waste, including,
but not limited to, batteries used in hearing aids, cameras, watches,
computers, calculators, flashlights, lanterns, standby and emergency
lighting, portable radio and television sets, meters, toys, and
clocks, but excluding lead-acid batteries as defined in Section
42440.


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