Category: E-Waste

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E-waste: Extended Producer Responsibility Laws

The number of states with electronic waste legislation is growing every year. Of those states having electronic waste legislation, the vast majority have followed an extended producer responsibility approach—placing responsibility on manufacturers of covered products to deal with recycling of those products. While there are...

Connecticut Publishes Draft Rules for Managing Electronic Waste

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) published draft rules for the state’s electronic waste (E-Waste) program. The rules apply to disposition of computers, computer monitors, printers and TVs. See, Public Act No. 07-189 (2007) Basic Requirements According to the DEP’s proposed rules, manufacturers will...

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E-waste: Hawaii’s Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2008

Hawaii adopted its Electronic Waste Recycling Act in 2008. Act requirements apply to manufacturers, retailers, and consumers, including households, government entities, businesses and nonprofit corporations. Under the law, manufacturers of covered electronic devices (CEDs) must register with the Department of Health (DOH) and pay an...

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E-Waste: Overview of State Electronic Waste Regulation

With electronic waste streams mounting each year, states across the nation are attempting to tackle the problem through a wide range of new regulatory schemes. We are keeping close tabs on the dynamic patchwork of state regulation of e-waste for many of our clients. In...