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nobles4@michigan.gov
517-449-6153
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Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline October 30
Until October 1, 2025, a manufacturer's registration shall be accompanied by an annual fee of $3,000.00. However, if the amount of money in the fund on December 31 of any year is greater than $600,000.00, the department shall not collect manufacturers' registration fees for the following state fiscal year. Registration forms can be found on the DEQ website and should be e-mailed to: EWasteRegistration@michigan.gov to begin the administrative review process while the payment is being processed. Or registration can be done via the EcycleRegistration website. Manufacturers document their sales for the program year, formally calculate their recycling obligation, document purchases of eligible recycled pounds of covered electronic devices and/or recycling credits, calculate fees owed for unmet obligation or "recycling credits" earned for exceeding obligation, and make payment.
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline October 30
Until October 1, 2025, a manufacturer's registration shall be accompanied by an annual fee of $3,000.00. However, if the amount of money in the fund on December 31 of any year is greater than $600,000.00, the department shall not collect manufacturers' registration fees for the following state fiscal year. Registration forms can be found on the DEQ website and should be e-mailed to: EWasteRegistration@michigan.gov to begin the administrative review process while the payment is being processed. Or registration can be done via the EcycleRegistration website. Manufacturers document their sales for the program year, formally calculate their recycling obligation, document purchases of eligible recycled pounds of covered electronic devices and/or recycling credits, calculate fees owed for unmet obligation or "recycling credits" earned for exceeding obligation, and make payment.
Collection Fees No
Collection Limit/Requirements None
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Collector Registration Required No
Covered Entities Household/Consumer, Small Businesses with Fewer Than 10 Employees
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban No
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes
A person who violates this law may be ordered to pay a civil fine of not more than $500.00 for the first violation or not more than $2,500.00 for a second or subsequent violation. A person who knowingly violates this law or who knowingly submits false information to the department under this part is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000.00. Each day on which a violation described in this subsection occurs represents a separate violation.
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted Yes
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required No
Until October 1, 2025, a manufacturer's registration shall be accompanied by an annual fee of $3,000.00. However, if the amount of money in the fund on December 31 of any year is greater than $600,000.00, the department shall not collect manufacturers' registration fees for the following state fiscal year. Registration forms can be found on the DEQ website and should be e-mailed to: EWasteRegistration@michigan.gov to begin the administrative review process while the payment is being processed. Or registration can be done via the EcycleRegistration website.
Link to State Annual Report https://www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/DEQ_EWaste_Report_FINAL_544101_7.pdf
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits Yes
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes
Manufacturers must adopt and implement a recovery plan for consumers of their branded computer equipment. The program must allow consumers to recycle computer equipment that is labeled with the manufacturer’s brand for free once it has reached the end of its useful life. A recovery plan must include a public information campaign to make consumers aware of your collection and recovery efforts. This can include advertisements, a website and literature included with equipment. Describe the public information campaign you will be implementing or have implemented.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline October 30
Manufacturers who are selling new TVs and computers in Michigan must: -Register with the Department of Environmental Quality -Have an electronic recycling (takeback) program-free and convenient for households and small businesses (less than 10 employees) -Maintain a Web site and otherwise inform consumers how to recycle TVs and computers -Submit annual information about their takeback program (number of units collected, names of collection or recycling agencies involved)
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal No
Non-binding goal for video display device manufacturers. Goal is 60% of weight of devices sold in/into the state in previous calendar year. No goal for computer manufacturers.
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Manufacturer Reports Deadline October 30
Included in annual registration form
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees No
Manufacturer State Registration List https://www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/DEQ-WMRPD-registered_mfg_brands_633696_7.pdf
Market Share No
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations Yes
No specific modification form required, but a manufacturer of covered electronic devices shall update its registration within 10 business days after a change in the brands of covered electronic devices from that manufacturer sold or offered for sale in Michigan.
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted Yes
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers Voluntary
Individual Manufacturer Sales Weight Percentage
Primary Contact Steve Noble
nobles4@michigan.gov
517-449-6153
Product Labeling Required No
Products Covered Desktops, Laptops, Monitors, Printers, Tablets, Televisions
iPads and Kindle fires are computers and would be covered.  Kindle readers are not computers, and are not covered devices. Computer monitors are considered to be computers for reporting and takeback program purposes.
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $2,000.00
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes
Regulations https://www.michigan.gov/EGLE/0,4561,7-135-70153_70155_3585_4130-208087--,00.html
Screen Sizes Accepted 4 inches or larger
State Ewaste Recycling Law Yes
State Program Year January 1 - January 1
Statute http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(zgifhzt2iqcee2myjrx4kame))/printDocument.aspx?objectName=mcl-451-1994-II-5-173&version=txt
Target Type Individual Manufacturer Sales Weight Percentage
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship Yes
On registration form recyclers are to identify collectors
  


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