Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 19.6
Used Oil Recycling

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-19.6-6

§ 23-19.6-6. Public education program.

The director shall conduct a public education program to inform the public of the need for and the benefits of collecting and recycling used oil in order to conserve resources and preserve the environment. As part of this program, the director shall:

(1) Require persons regularly engaged in the business of selling lubricating or other oil in containers for use off the premises to post and maintain, at or near the point of display or sale, durable and legible signs informing the public of the illegality of improper disposal of used oil, and how and where used oil may be properly disposed of, including, whenever feasible, locations and hours of operation of conveniently located collection facilities;

(2) Establish, maintain, and publicize a used oil information center that will explain local, state, and federal laws and regulations governing used oil, and will inform holders of quantities of used oil on how and where and in what manner used oil may be properly disposed of;

(3) Encourage the use of labeling for oil containers and/or distribution of informational material with oil as it is sold, to inform the user of the importance of proper collection and disposal of used oil.

History of Section.
P.L. 1980, ch. 22, § 1.