Primary Contact
Andrew Pomiak
Alternate Contact(s)
Law ComponentAction Item/Answer
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline April 1
$3,000 or $750 - due annually on August 1st
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline April 1
Collection Fees No
Some sites charge a small collection fee
Collection Limit/Requirements No more than 7 units can be dropped off at one time unless the collection point agrees to accept more.
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Collector Registration Required No
Covered Entities 501c3 Non-profits (100 employees or fewer), Household/Consumer, Schools (K-12 only) , Small Businesses (100 employees or fewer)
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban Yes
Only for CRTs and mercury-containing products.
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.
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted Yes
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required No
Link to State Annual Report
Maine's annual report is part of a larger report on product stewardship that can be found here,
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits No
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes
Limited credit available to offset recycling share
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.
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal No
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees No
Manufacturer State Registration List Email for up-to-date registration list.
Market Share Yes
Market share will be used for all CEDs starting August 1, 2018
Market Share Applicable Products 3D Printer, All-in-One Computer, Digital Frames, E-readers, Game Consoles, Laptops, Monitors, Portable DVD, Printers, Security Monitors, Tablets, Televisions, Virtual Reality Headsets
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.
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted Yes
Pounds Collection Target/Obligation for Manufacturers none
Primary Contact Andrew Pomiak
Product Labeling Required Yes
Beginning January 1, 2005, a manufacturer may not offer for sale in this State a covered electronic device unless a visible, permanent label clearly identifying the manufacturer of that device is affixed to it.
Products Banned From Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream CRT Monitor, CRT TV, Flat Panel/LCD Monitors, Televisions
LCD TV Flat Panels not banned, just the mercury containing LCDs.
Products Covered 3D Printer, All-in-One Computer, Digital Frames, E-readers, Game Consoles, Laptops, Monitors, Portable DVD, Printers, Security Monitors, Tablets, Televisions, Virtual Reality Headsets
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $0.00
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes
Yes application, no registration fee
Recycler Application Period Annually January 1 - January 1
Screen Sizes Accepted 4 inches or larger, measured diagonally
Smaller devices are accepted but not covered.
State Ewaste Recycling Law Yes
State Program Year January 1 - January 1
Target Type N/A
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
But each pickup requires written notice to the State.

Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse (ERCC)

139 Main Street, PO Box 551
Brattleboro, VT 05301

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