§ 10.1-1425.2

Collection of lead acid batteries for recycling

Any person selling lead acid batteries at retail or offering lead acid batteries for retail sale in the Commonwealth shall:

1. Accept from customers, at the point of transfer, used lead acid batteries of the type and in a quantity at least equal to the number of new batteries purchased, if offered by customers; and

2. Post written notice which shall be at least 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches in size and which shall include the universal recycling symbol and the following language: (i) “It is illegal to discard a motor vehicle battery or other lead acid battery,” (ii) “Recycle your used batteries,” and (iii) “State law requires us to accept used motor vehicle batteries or other lead acid batteries for recycling, in exchange for new batteries purchased.”


1990, c. 520.


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