Primary Contact
Elena Bertocci
elena.bertocci@maine.gov
207-287-8556
Alternate Contact
No Alternate Contact
Law ComponentAction Item/AnswerNotes
Market Share Applicable Products 3D Printer, All-in-One Computer, Desktops, Digital Frames, E-readers, Game Consoles, Laptops, Monitors, Portable DVD, Printers, Security Monitors, Tablets, Televisions Game consoles include virtual reality headsets
Products Covered 3D Printer, All-in-One Computer, Desktops, Digital Frames, E-readers, Game Consoles, Laptops, Monitors, Portable DVD, Printers, Security Monitors, Tablets, Televisions Game consoles include virtual reality headsets.
Covered Entities 501c3 Non-profits (100 employees or fewer), Household/Consumer, Schools (K-12 only) , Small Businesses (100 employees or fewer)
Products Banned From Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream CRT Monitor, CRT TV, Flat Panel/LCD Monitors, Flat Panel/LCD TV
Regulations http://www.maine.gov/dep/waste/ewaste/index.html#la
Link to State Annual Report http://www.maine.gov/dep/waste/productstewardship/index.html. Maine's annual report is part of a larger report on product stewardship that can be found here, http://www.maine.gov/dep/waste/productstewardship/index.html.
Statute http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/38/title38sec1610.html
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $0.00
State Program Year January 1 - December 31
Recycler Application Period Annually September 1 - October 1
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline April 1
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline April 1 Manufacturers would report on the previous years' results by the April 1 registration deadline and receive credit for the following calendar year.
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline April 1 $3,000, $750 or $0 - due annually on August 1st
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline April 1 $3,000, $750 or $0 - due annually on April 1st
Screen Sizes Accepted 4 inches or larger, measured diagonally
Primary Contact Elena Bertocci
elena.bertocci@maine.gov
207-287-8556
Target Type N/A
Product Labeling Required No
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required No
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits No
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal No
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees No
Collector Registration Required No
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
Collection Fees No Some municipal or retail collection sites charge fees at drop off.
Collection Limit No more than 7 units can be dropped off at one time unless the collection point agrees to accept more.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline Notes None
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers none
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban Yes Only for CRTs and mercury-containing products.
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted Yes
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted Yes
Market Share Yes Market share will be used for all CEDs starting August 1, 2018
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations Yes Mid-cycle registration modifications required. When there is any change to the information on the manufacturer's registration, the manufacturer shall submit an updated annual registration form within 14 days of the change.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes Effective August 1, 2018, rule provides manufacturers with the option of discounting their recycling obligations in the state run plan by reporting on pounds recycled through a manufacturer run collection program in the state.
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes Unregistered products cannot be sold into Maine. If a manufacturer fails to pay its share of recycling costs, the Department may pay a consolidator its legitimate costs and seek cost recovery from the nonpaying manufacturer. Any nonpaying manufacturer is liable to the State for costs incurred by the State in an amount up to 3 times the amount incurred as a result of such failure to comply.
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes
   


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