New Pennsylvania E-Waste Law Now In Effect
Beginning January 24, 2013 a new law in Pennsylvania is in effect that prohibits the disposal of most electronic wastes in landfills through the normal trash system, according to this article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Instead, electronics covered by the law need to be recycled.
Devices covered by the new law, which is called the Covered Device Recycling Act, include spent televisions, desktop and laptop computers, computer monitors, accessories such as printers, and tablet computers such as iPads or Kindles.
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New Law Requires Lamp Recycling in Washington
Mercer Island Reporter
In Washington, a new law took effect on January 1, 2013 that requires the recycling of all spent mercury-containing lights.
According to this article in the Mercer Island Reporter, under the new law lamps are banned from solid-waste landfills and must be recycled by all users including residents and commercial facilities.
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Free Recycling Regulations Webinar On-Demand
Air Cycle Corporation
Air Cycle recently broadcasted a webinar with American School & Hospital Facility featuring Tom Griffin, lamp recycling regulations expert and director of Greener Results environmental consulting.
The webinar, titled "Recycling Fluorescent Lamps: Why, How, and What Happens If You Don’t!" is now available to view on-demand and download, completely free of charge!
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