Section: Recycling of covered electronic devices; compliance with laws; performance requirements.
15. a. Covered electronic devices collected through any program in this State shall be recycled in a manner that is in compliance with all applicable federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances, and shall not be exported for disposal in a manner that poses a significant risk to the public health or the environment.
The provisions of this subsection shall apply to the collection and recycling of used televisions.
b. The department shall establish performance requirements for collectors, transporters, and authorized recyclers. Every collector, transporter, and authorized recycler shall, at a minimum, demonstrate compliance with the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Plug-In to eCycling Guidelines for Materials Management as issued and available on the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Internet website in addition to any other requirements mandated by federal or State law. The department shall maintain an Internet website that shall include a list of collectors, transporters, and authorized recyclers that it has determined have met these performance requirements.
L.2007, c.347, s.15; amended 2008, c.130, s.12.
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