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California Adds Photovoltaic Solar Panels to State’s Universal Waste Program

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. California’s Universal Waste Program will now include waste solar panels, which were previously classified as hazardous waste.   Solar Panels to be Reclassified as Universal Waste Following California DTSC Final Rule Effective January 1, 2021, photovoltaic modules, commonly known as solar panels, will be included in California’s Universal Waste Program. […]

Photovoltaic Solar Panel Disposal in California

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. As photovoltaic solar panels become more prevalent, disposal may pose a unique challenge.   DTSC Considers Universal Waste Management for Photovoltaic Solar Panels On March 25, 2019, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) held a public seminar on proposed regulations regarding the disposal of photovoltaic modules – more […]