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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Training Module about Universal Waste

This training module: 

  • Describes the universal waste program, found in 40 Code of Federal Regulation part 273
  • Defines which hazardous wastes may be handled under these streamlined regulations

When you have completed this module, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the wastestreams subject to the universal waste program
  • Identify the participants in the universal waste program
  • Understand the regulations for each type of participant
  • Understand the state authorization procedures
  • Understand the relationship of The Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act (P.L. 104-142) to EPA's universal waste program

Access other training modules that provide overviews of other specific RCRA regulatory topics here.

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