Primary Contact
Steve Noble
nobles4@michigan.gov
517-449-6153
Alternate Contact
No Alternate Contact
Law ComponentAction Item/AnswerNotes
State Program Year October 1 - January 1
Products Covered 3D Printers, 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.
Covered Entities Household/Consumer, Small Businesses with Fewer Than 10 Employees
Statute http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(zgifhzt2iqcee2myjrx4kame))/printDocument.aspx?objectName=mcl-451-1994-II-5-173&version=txt
Regulations https://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-70153_70155_3585_4130-208087--,00.html
Link to State Annual Report https://www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/DEQ_EWaste_Report_FINAL_544101_7.pdf
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $2,000.00
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline October 30 Until October 1, 2019, 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, 2019, 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.
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 Reports Deadline October 30 Included in annual registration form
Screen Sizes Accepted 4 inches or larger
Target Type Individual Manufacturer Sales Weight Percentage
Collection Fees No
Collector Registration Required No
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required No Until October 1, 2019, 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.
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal No
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees No
Market Share No
Product Labeling Required No
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban No
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline Notes None
Recycler Reporting Notes None
Collection Limit None
Primary Contact Steve Noble
nobles4@michigan.gov
517-449-6153
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers Voluntary Individual Manufacturer Sales Weight Percentage
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted Yes
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted Yes
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits Yes
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.
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.
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship Yes On registration form recyclers are to identify collectors
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.
   


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