EPA Update on Aerosol Cans – Now Universal Waste

EPA Update on Aerosol Cans – Now Universal Waste

Aerosol Cans

The Environmental Protection Agency is adding hazardous waste aerosol cans to the universal waste program under the Federal RCRA regulations.  This change will provide the following benefits:  provide a clear and concise program to manage aerosol cans; streamline universal waste regulations; promote collection and recycling and increase additional recycling programs at the local level. 

For a more detailed description of this change, clink on the below link to the Federal Register:

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/12/09/2019-25674/increasing-recycling-adding-aerosol-cans-to-the-universal-waste-regulations