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    This act creates a mandatory recycling program for discarded computers and televisions. Starting January 1, 2009, manufacturers must participate in a program to implement and finance the collection, transportation, and recycling of these...
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    AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A DEADLINE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF COMPUTER AND ELECTRONICS WASTE IN LANDFILLS; TO DEFINE THE TERMS "CONSUMER ELECTRONIC ITEM", "DEGAUSS", AND "FUGITIVE AMOUNTS OF CONSUMER ELECTRONIC ITEMS"; TO PROVIDE FOR THE PREFERENTIAL...
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    This bill would enact the Cell Phone Recycling Act of 2004 and would make it unlawful to sell, on and after July 1, 2006, a cell phone in this state to a consumer, as defined, unless the retailer of that cell phone complies with the act.
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    Disposal ban for electronics, which includes batteries CRTs, TVs, computers, laptops, monitors, cell phones, computer peripherals, and printers. The law has been effective since 2002 and has been updated in 2006.
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    The Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2003 makes it unlawful to sell, on or after July 1, 2004, a covered electronic device, as defined, in this state to a consumer, as defined, unless the California Integrated Waste Management Board...
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    AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to wireless telephone recycling The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental...
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    CONCERNING 101 THE RECYCLING OF CERTAIN ELECTRONIC DEVICES, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ELECTRONIC...
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    In July of 2007, the State of Connecticut adopted a new law concerning the recycling of household electronics. Codified at sections 22a-629 through 22a-640 of the Connecticut General Statutes, this law enables Connecticut to manage an...
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    This press release from the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling explains that technology and defense experts have expressed support to the US Congress the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act, or RERA (HR 2791, S.2090). The...
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    Includes information on e-waste and a searchable directory of electronics recycling centers in the U.S.
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    EPEAT is a procurement tool to help institutional purchasers in the public and private sectors evaluate, compare and select desktop computers, notebooks and monitors based on their environmental attributes. EPEAT also provides a clear and...
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    This fact sheet provides brief definitions for terms often encountered when considering e-waste legislation and directives. Definitions include links to further information. PDF Format (Length: 2 pages)
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    Public Act 95-0959 became the law of the State of Illinois in September 2008. The law establishes a statewide system for recycling and/or reusing computers, monitors, televisions, and printers discarded from residences by requiring...
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    This online primer provides background information on pollution prevention information related to electronic waste and references to essential pollution prevention resources. This primer is intended for technical assistance providers,...
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    This portion of the Electronics Take Back Coalition web site includes a map of the U.S. noting which states have passed or are considering e-waste regulations. Links to the text of the laws and program web sites are provided. Also includes...
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    EPA has been helping to improve the management of used and end-of-life (EOL) electronics for over a decade. EPA promotes the reuse and recycling of used and EOL electronics through various programs, including Plug-In To eCycling and the...
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    The following is a list and brief overview of the major e-waste recycling legislation that has been passed in other states.
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    NYS consumers are now required to recycle electronic waste, such as computers, computer peripherals, televisions, small scale servers, and small electronic equipment, etc., in an environmentally responsible manner.
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    This portion of the Federal Facilities Environmental Stewardship & Compliance Assistance Center (FedCenter) web site provides resources related to the electronics stewardship program area. This program area addresses the life-cycle...
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    Senate Study Committee on Green Information Technology to study Georgia’s ewaste and make recommendations; by Dec. 15, 2009
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    The Hawaii Electronic Waste and Television Recycling and Recovery Law requires manufacturers of covered electronic devices (CEDs) and televisions to operate recycling programs. Covered electronics include computers, printers, monitors and...
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    Public Act 95-0959 became the law of the State of Illinois in September 2008. The law establishes a statewide system for recycling and/or reusing computers, monitors, televisions, and printers discarded from residences by requiring...
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    The signing of H.B. 1589 makes Indiana the 19th state in the country to implement electronics waste regulations in the absence of a federal standard. The Indiana e-waste law forces manufacturers to take responsibility for the collection...
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    Indiana law signed 5/13/09. Manufacturers of video display devices, such as TVs, computer monitors and laptops, must recycle 60 percent by weight of their sales of those products. They are required to register with the state by April 2010...
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    The law requires certain electronic manufacturers** to register with the Maryland Department of the Environment and pay a registration fee if they intend to sell covered electronic devices in Maryland on or after January 1,...
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    Text of Michigan e-waste legislation, effective December 29, 2008.
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    Summary of House Bills 6714-6715 and Senate Bills 896-897 as reported by house committee, 12/3/08. "In general, this package of bill would add a new Part 173 (Electronics) to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act to...
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    This press release from the Computer TakeBack Campaign describes producer responsibility legislation passed in Minnesota in 2007 which requires electronics manufacturers to pay for collection and recycling of electronic waste from...
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    This producer responsibility legislation signed in 2008 requires manufacturers of covered devices under the state's program to pay an annual registration fee and set up recycling programs. For covered electronic devices, recycling goals...
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    AN ACT relating to recycling; requiring the Division of Environmental Protection of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to conduct a study concerning programs for reusing and recycling computers and other...
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    This bill defines video display devices and prohibits disposing of video display devices in solid waste landfills or incinerators after July 1, 2007. This bill also requires the department of environmental services to monitor the disposal...
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    This producer responsibility legislation signed in 2008 requires manufacturers of covered devices under the state's program to pay an annual registration fee and set up recycling programs. For covered electronic devices, recycling goals...
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    AN ACT TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS GOVERNING MANAGEMENT OF DISCARDED COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, TO PROVIDE FOR MANAGEMENT OF DISCARDED TELEVISIONS, TO DELAY THE EFFECTIVE DATE UNTIL 1 JANUARY 2010, AND TO MAKE OTHER CONFORMING AND...
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    The bill requires computer manufacturers doing business in Oklahoma to provide the Department of Environmental Quality proof of a computer recovery or recycling program, such as a mail-back system, collection events, or contracts with...
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    Establishes statewide system administered by Department of Environmental Quality for collection, transportation and recycling of certain electronic devices. Requires manufacturers of covered electronic devices to register for...
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    This press release from the Georgia Institute of Technology highlights research to develop a "reverse production" system that will create an infrastructure to recover and reuse every material contained within e-wastes, including metals...
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    Establish a manufacturer financed system for the collection, recycling, and reuse program for covered products in Rhode Island. Manufacturers will be able to either create their own collection system or pay into the state Resource Recovery...
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    REQUESTING THE SECRETARY OF ENVIRONMENT TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE ELECTRONICS PROCUREMENT AND RECYCLING BY STATE AGENCIES.
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    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 60 TO TITLE 48 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA MANUFACTURER RESPONSIBILITY AND CONSUMER CONVENIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION AND RECOVERY...
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    This measure was signed into Texas State law June 2007. Manufacturers of electronic devices are required to pay for collection, transportation and recycling of covered devices and can set up their own recycling take back program.
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    he Legislature finds that the establishment of a system to provide for the collection and recycling of electronic devices in this State is consistent with its duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of its citizens, enhance and...
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    Includes a comparison of e-waste laws by state, with links to state environmental departments, passed and proposed bills, dates of bill passing and date of enactment, as well as a description of which electronics are covered under each...
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    Vermont electronics recycling law.
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    Signed on March 11, 2008, this producer responsibility bill requires manufacturers to set up a collection system for consumers to return computer equipment for recycling and reuse free of charge.
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    Passed on March 8, 2008, this bill requires manufacturers to develop recycling programs. Manufacturers pay registration fees into State fund, used to reimburse counties and municipalities for recycling programs and admin costs.
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    Well, now that the switch to digital television has taken place, the question arises: What, besides use it for a doorstop, does one do with the old, faithful analog television if one didn't buy a converter box for it, or simply decided to...
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    Statutes relating to: the sale, disposal, collection, and recycling of electronic devices, granting rule?making authority, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
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