| January 14, 2023

New York

Effective Date: 1/1/91
BCI Model: Yes
Deposita (refundable): Required ($5)*
Split of Deposit: 100% retailer
Deposit Refund Period: 30 days
Point of Sale Signb: Retailer
Fee (Nonrefundable): N/A
Definition: Any battery with a capacity of six or more volts which contains lead and sulfuric acid and which is used as a power source in a vehicle.
*Explanatory Note:The state-mandated deposit is referred to as a “return incentive fee”. According to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, retailers are allowed to charge other fees and/or refunds so long as the retailer makes it “clear to the consumer, at the point of sale, that the fee is imposed at the discretion of the retailer and is not in any way associated with the state-mandated return incentive fee.” “Any such additional fees or refunds must be individually itemized on sales invoices.” NYDEC Letter to BCI, May 19, 2017.

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Carole Mars The Sustainability Consortium Director

The high recycling rate of U.S. lead batteries means a large percent of U.S. lead battery manufacturing supply chain inputs (73% of its lead) are sourced from domestic recyclers.

Dr. Carole Mars, Director of Technical Development and Innovation, The Sustainability Consortium