New 2010 E-Waste Recycling Laws

Electronics TakeBack Coalition

So far, 23 states have passed legislation mandating statewide e-waste recycling in, including several in 2010 (in yellow below). All laws except California use the Producer Responsibility approach, where the manufacturers must pay for recycling. This means that 61% of the population of the U.S. is now covered by a state e-waste recycling law. Generally, the scope of products covered by legislation is getting broader, with more recent laws including more products including  printers, faxes, and other devices.

Click here for the full article, including information comparing all the state e-waste laws against basic criteria; a comparison of the scope of products of all e-waste laws; and a chart with collection volumes from the states.


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