Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
434-640 - Methods of records disposal.
434-640-030 - Disposal by recycling.
Disposal by recycling.
Pursuant to disposal authorization from the state or local records committee, an agency may dispose of records by recycling, under the following conditions:
(1) The prompt destruction of the records shall be insured, and the responsibility for such destruction shall continue to be that of the agency until effectuated.
(2) The recycling agent or entity shall have any required licenses and shall be insured or bonded.
(3) Records shall not be kept in unattended and unprotected storage awaiting their destruction.
(4) The agency or its authorized agent shall have in effect a contract or written agreement with the recycling entity which includes these conditions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 40.14.020. WSR 92-05-060, § 434-640-030, filed 2/14/92, effective 3/16/92.]