The law addresses the use of hazardous substances, recyclability of materials, collection of ELVs, recycling rates, and information exchange through an on-line database.
Transpose the EU ELV Directive through regulations passed in 2003 and 2005.
Collects all scrap cars and oversees their dismantling and recycling, without cost to the last owner.
Required manufacturers to accept ELVS free of charge and established a system for their management. Sweden has also adopted producer responsibility legislation for newsprint, tires, packaging, and electronics.
EU Member States are required to establish collection systems for end-of-life vehicles and ensure that all vehicles are transferred to authorized treatment facilities.
End of Life Vehicle Solutions, the National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program, New York and Iowa regulations.