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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 7. OTHER PROVISIONS [47000 - 48706]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

CHAPTER 1. Household Hazardous Substance Information and Collection [47000 - 47550]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1 (as affected by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35) amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1355, Sec. 52. )

ARTICLE 3. Household Hazardous Waste Management [47100 - 47109]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

47100.
  

After a countywide integrated waste management plan has been revised pursuant to Section 41770, and the revision has been approved pursuant to Sections 41760 and 41800, the county shall implement that portion of the household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and disposal program identified in the plan which serves the population of the unincorporated area of the county, and the cities or other appropriate local agencies within the county shall implement, for their respective jurisdictions, that portion of the household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and disposal program identified in the plan which serves the population of the incorporated area of the county.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1346, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 1993.)

47101.
  

Section 47100 does not prohibit a city or county from jointly implementing the household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and disposal program, or another local agency from implementing the program in the county pursuant to the mutual agreement of the local agencies involved in implementing the program.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 61. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47102.
  

The board shall designate a household hazardous waste coordinator to advise and assist local governments and other agencies which offer programs for household hazardous waste management.

(Added by renumbering Section 47100 by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 58. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47103.
  

The board shall provide technical assistance to local governments and other agencies which establish household hazardous waste management programs.

(Added by renumbering Section 47101 by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 60. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47104.
  

The board shall prepare, in consultation with the Department of Toxic Substances Control, guidelines and a state policy to guide the efforts of local agencies to provide household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and disposal programs pursuant to this article. The guidelines required by this section shall allow adequate flexibility to local agencies in meeting their individual needs, to the extent that the local agency’s program does not conflict with the state policy prepared pursuant to this subdivision.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1346, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 1993.)

47105.
  

The guidelines required by this article shall include all the following elements:

(a) Development of a model operation plan for community household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and disposal programs required to be identified pursuant to this article. The model operation plan shall include a description of proper procedures for hazardous waste handling, storage, transportation, and personnel training.

(b) The establishment of guidelines on the generic types of household hazardous substances which should be disposed of as hazardous waste, and guidelines on the safe management of hazardous wastes generated by households which may be excluded from household hazardous waste collection programs but which may require some special handling.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 67. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47106.
  

In establishing guidelines on which products should be disposed of as hazardous waste, the board shall consider such factors as toxicity, concentration of toxic ingredients in a product, and other appropriate factors. The board shall also consider the appropriateness of excluding from any listing of household hazardous wastes specific categories of household products, such as products intended for human consumption, personal hygiene products, and other categories of household products intended for general consumer use.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 69. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47107.
  

The guidelines and operation plan prepared pursuant to subdivision (a) shall, upon request, be made available to local agencies and the public. The board shall advise county health offices of the availability of these materials and of the informational materials developed pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 47051).

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 70. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47108.
  

In developing the guidelines required by this article, the board shall, to the extent feasible, consult existing sources of information, including household hazardous waste collection programs which have been operated in the state and in other states, and industry and academia.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 71. Effective March 30, 1990.)

47109.
  

Any city or county may, upon a vote of the governing body of the city or county, authorize an increase in solid waste collection fees to offset the cost to the city or county of establishing, publicizing, and maintaining a household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and disposal program implemented pursuant to this article. Any increase in garbage collection fees authorized by this section shall be set at a level to bring in revenues not higher than is necessary to fund the reasonable cost of the household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and disposal program. Where an appropriately licensed private entity is utilized by a city or county, under a permit or existing franchise, to undertake a household hazardous waste collection, recycling, and disposal program, the costs of handling, hauling, and disposing of household hazardous wastes shall be paid through fees or rates charged for service.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 72. Effective March 30, 1990.)

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