The agency has published new guidance related to the characterization of waste related to lithium batteries. This important guidance lays out several standards and how the agency interprets them. It features a lengthy “FAQ” list that attempts to address what the agency believes are the most common and pertinent questions related to how lithium batteries are to be considered and treated as part of potential waste streams. Battery users that dispose of, recycle, or reuse such batteries may be affected, so it’s important to have a look. See the new guidance here: