(1) Participants in the disposal program may be required to pay a fee commensurate with department program costs. The fee will be set by the director annually by June 30, and will not exceed $2 per pound.
(2) Participants who submit recyclable pesticide containers to the program may be required to pay a fee commensurate with department program costs for recycling. The fee will be set by the director annually by June 30, and will not exceed 50 cents per pound.
(3) Fees for pesticide disposal and plastic container recycling may exceed the fees set in (1) and (2) for pesticides or containers that have handling and/or disposal requirements resulting in costs exceeding the fees set under (1) and (2). The fee for these pesticides or containers will not exceed the cost of disposal or recycling.
(4) The department may charge participants who receive an exchangeable pesticide a fee of $5 for each container with a net content of less than or equal to one gallon or ten pounds and $10 for each container with a net content of greater than one gallon or ten pounds. The department, at its discretion, may waive fees for participants who receive exchangeable pesticides if the established fee is higher than the retail value of the exchangeable pesticide.