New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1e-201 - Retailers To Accept Used Lead Acid Battery

13:1E-201. Retailers to accept used lead acid battery
a. Every retailer, including every distributor or manufacturer offering lead acid batteries for sale at wholesale, upon presentation at any time during business hours from a member of the public, shall accept any used lead acid battery if the battery is offered as part of an exchange related to the sale of a new lead acid battery.

b. No retailer shall dispose of a used lead acid battery as solid waste at any time. Any retailer may return used lead acid batteries accepted from the public directly to the distributor. A retailer may arrange for the pickup and proper recycling of used lead acid batteries with:

(1) a secondary lead smelter;

(2) a scrap processing facility at which used lead acid batteries are received, stored, processed or transferred for the purposes of recycling; or

(3) a household hazardous waste collection site established pursuant to a county household hazardous waste collection program.


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