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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 6L: Collection of mercury-added products by solid waste collectors

Section 6L. A solid waste collector shall refuse to collect the contents of a solid waste container that the collector knows or reasonable should know contains 1 or more mercury-added products unless such solid waste is collected for the purpose of being reused, recycled or properly disposed of as hazardous waste or otherwise managed to ensure that the mercury does not become mixed with other solid waste or wastewater.