AB 1447 (Calderon, 2007-08) Appliance Recycling
Allows appliance service techs to remove refrigerants from major appliances; develops new requirements for non-certified appliance recyclers to transport, deliver or sell a discarded major appliance.
Position and Status.
CAW is watching this bill. AB 1447 was signed into law by the Governor on Oct. 14, 2007.
Existing laws regarding hazardous wastes prohibits anyone who is not a certified appliance recycler from removing materials that require special handling from major appliances, and prohibits the transportation, delivery, or sale of discarded major appliances to a scrap recycling facility, except as specified.
CAW Staff Contact: Mark Murray, (916) 443-5422