42 U.S. Code § 14321 - Purpose

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The purpose of this subchapter is to facilitate the efficient recycling or proper disposal of used nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries, used small sealed lead-acid rechargeable batteries, other regulated batteries, and such rechargeable batteries in used consumer products, by—
(1) providing for uniform labeling requirements and streamlined regulatory requirements for regulated battery collection programs; and
(2) encouraging voluntary industry programs by eliminating barriers to funding the collection and recycling or proper disposal of used rechargeable batteries.


(Pub. L. 104–142, title I, § 102,May 13, 1996, 110 Stat. 1332.)


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