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"Florida Update on Rechargeable Batteries," John L. Price, November 2, 1999, Deerfield Beach, Florida.

" Cadmium and Lead Recovery in Florida from Rechargeable Battery Product Stewardship," John L. Price, October 27, 1998, Deerfield Beach, Florida.

"Florida's Rechargeable Battery Disposal Ban," John L. Price, October 27, 1997, Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Rules and Related Laws

Florida Statute 403.708(12)(a) - lead acid battery disposal prohibition.

Florida Statute 403.7185 - lead-acid battery fee.

Florida Statute 403.7192 - battery requirements for consumers, manufacturers, and sellers.

The US EPA's Universal Waste Rule - 40 CFR Part 273

Universal Waste Program

Related Links

1997 Memo explaining F.S. 403.7192.

Spreadsheet explaining F.S. 403.7192.

October 4, 2000 Department Letter to Florida Rechargeable Battery and Battery Product Retailers.

Attachment 1 of the October 4, 2000 Letter.

Attachment 2 of the October 4, 2000 Letter.

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) Homepage.

Portable Rechargeable Battery Association (PRBA) Homepage.

Related Links

Last updated: September 26, 2013

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