A Letter of Support from Asotin County (PDF), March 2013.
There is currently no federal legislation regulating the management of batteries at the end of life, but a number of states have passed and attempted to pass legislation.
A Letter of Support from Whatcom County Public Works (PDF), March 2013.
A Letter of Support from the City of Vancouver (PDF), March 2013.
A Resolution of the Douglas County Commissioners (PDF), February 2013.
Assembly Bill 488, would require producers of household batteries, including primary and rechargeable batteries "weighing two kilograms or less," to develop, finance and implement a battery stewardship program.
HB 2938 would prohibit knowingly disposing of rechargeable batteries as solid waste and require retailers and rechargeable battery manufacturers to establish a recycling program. Heard Feb. 28 in the House Committee on Energy and Environment.
The Washington Small Rechargeable Battery Stewardship Act, House Bill 1364 and Senate Bill 5457, introduced at the initiative of the rechargeable battery industry, Call2Recycle,...
A Letter of Support from Whitman County Department of Public Works (PDF), December 2012.
A Resolution of the City of Seattle, December 2012.
A Resolution of Thurston County, November 2012.