Solar systems have long life. Disposal of solar products in the US is governed by the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and state policies that govern waste. aprx 90-97% of the material used (glass, paper, aluminum, copper, polymers) in solar pv modules are recycled. Module passes EPA’s Toxic Leaching Characteristics Procedure Test – so they are not hazardous and can be disposed of in landfills. Many private companies, NGO, and manufacturers are involved in take-back program.