Primary Contact
David Mrgich
dave.mrgich@maryland.gov
800-633-6101 ext 3314
Alternate Contact
No Alternate Contact
Law ComponentAction Item/AnswerNotes
Products Covered Desktops, E-readers, Laptops, Monitors, Tablets, Televisions A covered electronic device (CED) means a computer or video display device with a screen that is grea ter than 4 inches measured diagonally. A CED does not include a video display device that is part of a motor vehicle or that is contained within a household appliance or commercial, industrial, or medical equipment (e.g., video display device that is contained within a MRI machine, control panel, cash register, clothes washer, clothes dryer, refrigerator, refrigerator and freezer, microwave oven, conventional oven or range, dishwasher, room air-conditioner, dehumidifier, air purifier, etc.).
Covered Entities Manufacturers, Retailers
Link to State Annual Report http://mde.maryland.gov/programs/LAND/Pages/LandPublications.aspx Under "Recycling ans Solid Waste Management" titled Maryland Solid Waste Management and Diversion Report.
Regulations http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmStatutesText.aspx?article=gen§ion=9-1727&ext=html&session=2018RS&tab=subject5 No regulations. Law available at http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmStatutesText.aspx?article=gen§ion=9-1727&ext=html&session=2018RS&tab=subject5
Statute http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmStatutesText.aspx?article=gen§ion=9-1727&ext=html&session=2018RS&tab=subject5
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $0.00
State Program Year March 1 - February 28
Manufacturer Reports Deadline March 1 One year after the implementation of the program and each year thereafter, a report on the implementation of the program must be provided.
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline March 1 A manufacturer who has not registered AND paid the appropriate registration fee is not considered registered and open to enforcement actions.
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline March 1 A manufacturer who has not registered AND paid the appropriate registration fee is not considered registered and open to enforcement actions.
Primary Contact David Mrgich
dave.mrgich@maryland.gov
800-633-6101 ext 3314
Screen Sizes Accepted Greater than 4 inches
Target Type N/A
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban No
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted No
Collector Registration Required No
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Collection Fees No Fees are up to the individual County. Not allowed by manufacturers if they wish to be eligible for reduced registion fee.
Recycler Application or Registration Required No
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits No
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan No A Manufacturers Covered Electronic Device Takeback Program is not required, but registration fees are higher for manufacturers that do not implement one.
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal No
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees No
Market Share No
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations No
Collection Limit None
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline Notes None
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers none
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted Yes
Product Labeling Required Yes
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes Manufacturers and retailers who fail to comply with the Maryland's eCycling law are subject to a civil penalty, not exceeding $10,000, and an administrative penalty up to $10,000 for each violation (each day a violation occurs is a separate violation), but not exceeding $100,000. In addition, MDE may assess against any retailer that violates the law a fine up to $1,000 for each violation, but not exceeding $10,000 total.
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required Yes $10,000 for a manufacturer that sold at least 1,000 CEDs in Maryland in the prior year, $5,000 for a manufacturer that sold at least 100 but not more than 999 CEDs in Maryland in the prior year, and there is no registration fee for a manufacturer who sold less than 100 CEDs in Maryland in the prior year.
   


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