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Fact Sheet: Discarded Mercury-Containing Equipment Classified as Universal Waste (PDF) (1 pg, 10K)

Fact Sheet: More Recycling and Reuse Proposed For Electronic Wastes and Mercury-Containing Equipment (PDF) (2 pp, 12K)

Fact Sheet: Some Used Lamps Are Universal Wastes (PDF) (2 pp, 13K) | ASCII text file

Booklet: Implementation of the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act (PDF) (21 pp, 848K) | ASCII Text File

Mercury Lamp Drum-Top Crusher Study - On August 24, 2006, EPA released the Mercury Lamp Drum-Top Crusher Study on the performance of mercury lamp drum-top crusher (DTC) devices.

EPA’s RCRA Orientation Manual provides introductory information on the solid and hazardous waste management programs under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Designed for EPA and state staff, members of the regulated community, and the general public who wish to better understand RCRA, this document constitutes a review of the RCRA program but is not a substitute for RCRA or its implementing regulations. Chapter 2 addresses

RCRA training modules also provide an overview of a specific regulatory topic. These modules are useful resources for people wishing to gain a general understanding of RCRA, but they are not comprehensive sources of regulatory information. Download the RCRA Training Module: Introduction to Universal Waste (PDF). (14 pp, 68K)

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