Primary Contact
Kristen Koesters
kkoester@idem.in.gov
(317) 234-0695
Alternate Contact(s)
Law ComponentAction Item/Answer
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline March 1
Manufacturers that sold 100 or more VDDs to Indiana households during the most recent calendar year (or during the most recent 12 months that precede the date of this report and for which data is available) must pay an annual registration fee. The registration fee is $5,000 for the initial year of registration and $2,500 for each year hereafter.
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline March 1
Collection Fees No
Collection Limit/Requirements None
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Collector Registration Required Yes
Collector Reporting Deadline March 1
Covered Entities Household/Consumer, Schools, Small Businesses, Small businesses (independently owned and operated with no more than 100 employees and average annual gross receipts of $10,000,000 or less)
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban Yes
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted No
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required Yes
Manufacturers that sold 100 or more VDDs to Indiana households during the most recent calendar year (or during the most recent 12 months that precede the date of this report and for which data is available) must pay an annual registration fee. The registration fee is $5,000 for the initial year of registration and $2,500 for each year thereafter.
Link to State Annual Report https://connect.re-trac.com/registration/idem
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits Yes
Manufacturers that collect and recycle above their mandated 60 percent recycling obligation will receive credits in the amount of 25 percent of the overage collected and recycled (100 pounds collected and recycled above the goal = 25 pounds credit). Credits can be used, in whole or in part, in any of the three program years. immediately following the program year they were earned. Credits can be sold, in whole or in part, between manufacturers during the program year in which they will be applied.
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline March 1
A part of annual registration, the manufacturer must describe how their plan for how they will achieve their recycling obligation.
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal Yes
Manufacturers are able to count the collection and recycling of any brand of CEDs toward their recycling obligation, however, manufacturers may choose to collect and recycle only their own brand(s) of electronics provided they are able to meet their recycling obligation by doing so. -CEDs that are reused, repaired, resold, and/or donated are not eligible to be counted toward a manufacturer’s recycling obligation. Only devices that are recycled can be included with the pounds credited toward a manufacturer’s obligation.
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Manufacturer Reports Deadline March 1
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees Yes
Manufacturers that fail to meet their 60% by weight recycling obligation are subject to a variable recycling fee per pound of shortfall. The fee is calculated as follows: Forty cents per pound of shortfall for manufacturers that recycle less than 50 percent of their goal. Thirty cents per pound of shortfall for manufacturers that recycle at least 50 percent, but less than 90 percent, of their goal. Twenty cents per pound of shortfall for manufacturers that recycle at least 90 percent of their goal. Manufacturers that sold less than 100 VDDs to Indiana households, as reported on their registration form, are not subject to the variable recycling fee. IDEM provides a statement to each manufacturer subject to a variable recycling fee by each September 1. Manufacturers may petition the Recycling Market Development Board for relief from the variable recycling fee. Petitions must be received within 60 days of the date the fee statement was provided to the manufacturer.
Manufacturer State Registration List https://www.in.gov/idem/recycle/files/ewaste_manufacturers_contact.pdf
Market Share No
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations No
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted No
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers Yes
Individual Manufacturer Sales Weight Percentage
Primary Contact Kristen Koesters
kkoester@idem.in.gov
(317) 234-0695
Product Labeling Required Yes
Products Banned From Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Computers, Desktops, Digital Frames, DVD, DVR, E-readers, Fax, Keyboards, Laptops, Mice, Monitors, Multi-function Device, Portable GPS Navigation System, Portable Music/Media Player, Printers, Projectors, Tablets, Televisions
Products Covered E-readers, Laptops, Monitors, Tablets, Televisions
Program goals are based on sales of video display devices, but the program allows consumers, public schools and small businesses to recycle a larger group of products, including computers, keyboards, printers, fax machines, DVD players, and video cassette recorders. E-readers must be multi-function to be accepted. 
Recycler Application Due Date March 1
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $0.00
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes
Recyclers must verify that they are in compliance with Indiana’s Electronic Waste Management Law. Compliance with the law includes registration as an electronic waste storage and processing facility or demonstration that the recycler is exempt from registration requirements. Recyclers participating in the Indiana E-Cycle Program must submit an online registration and annual report by March 1. This report covers the previous calendar year, ending on December 31, and can serve as both your registration for the current year and annual report for the previous calendar year. Recyclers can access the online report through IDEM’s Re-TRAC portal. The Recycler Reporting Guidance document provides an overview and step-by-step instructions on how to complete the online reports.
Recycler Reporting Deadline March 1
Retailer Requirements https://www.in.gov/idem/recycle/2383.htm
Screen Sizes Accepted 4 inches or larger
A collector can collect smaller devices (less than 4 inches) as well.
State Ewaste Recycling Law Yes
State Program Year January 1 - January 1
Statute http://iga.in.gov/legislative/laws/2018/ic/titles/013#13-20.5
Target Type Individual Manufacturer Sales Weight Percentage
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
  


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