Primary Contact
Jacob Schmicker
e-cycle@idem.in.gov
Alternate Contact
No Alternate Contact
Law ComponentAction Item/AnswerNotes
Products Banned From Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Cable/Satellite Receivers, Camcorders/Cameras, Computer Peripherals, 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. 
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)
Retailer Requirements https://www.in.gov/idem/recycle/2383.htm
Statute http://iga.in.gov/legislative/laws/2018/ic/titles/013#13-20.5
Link to State Annual Report https://connect.re-trac.com/registration/idem
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $0.00
State Program Year January 1 - December 31
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline March 1
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.
Recycler Reporting Deadline March 1
Collector Reporting Deadline March 1
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 Reports Deadline March 1
Recycler Application Due Date March 1
Screen Sizes Accepted 4 inches or larger A collector can collect smaller devices (less than 4 inches) as well.
Target Type Individual Manufacturer Sales Weight Percentage
Primary Contact Jacob Schmicker
e-cycle@idem.in.gov
Market Share No
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
Collection Fees No
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted No
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted No
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations No
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline Notes None
Collection Limit None
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban Yes
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.
Collector Registration Required Yes
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 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.
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.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes
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.
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes
Product Labeling Required Yes
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers Yes Individual Manufacturer Sales Weight Percentage
   


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