North Carolina

Primary Contact
John Patrone
john.patrone@ncdenr.gov
336-776-9673
Alternate Contact
Adam Ulishney
adam.ulishney@ncdenr.gov
919-707-8210
Law ComponentAction Item/AnswerNotes
State Program Year July 1 - January 1
Products Banned From Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream CRT Monitor, CRT TV, Desktops, Flat Panel/LCD Monitors, Flat Panel/LCD TV, Laptops, Multi-function Device, Printers, Scanners
Products Covered Desktops, Laptops, Monitors, Multi-function Device, Printers, Scanners, Tablets, Televisions
Covered Entities Household/Consumer, Non-profits with fewer than 10 employees
Market Share Applicable Products Televisions
Regulations https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/waste-management/electronics
Link to State Annual Report https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/waste-management/sw/data/annual-reports
Statute https://edocs.deq.nc.gov/WasteManagement/0/edoc/1307935/GS_130A-309.130-142.pdf?searchid=812a477c-adef-440c-bc71-4643c0b00194 N.C. General Statutes 130A-309.130 through 130A-309.141
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $0.00
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline June 30 TV Annual fees: $2,500; CE Annual fees: Level I: $15,000; Level II: $7,500; Level III: $2,500; June 30: Annual Renewal Registration Fee due for Television Manufacturers; July 1: Annual Renewal Registration Fee due for Computer Manufacturers
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline June 30 TV Annual fees: $2,500; CE Annual fees: Level I: $15,000; Level II: $7,500; Level III: $2,500; June 30: Annual Renewal Registration Fee due for Television Manufacturers; July 1: Annual Renewal Registration Fee due for Computer Manufacturers
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline July 1 TV Annual fees: $2,500; CE Annual fees: Level I: $15,000; Level II: $7,500; Level III: $2,500; June 30: Annual Renewal Registration Fee due for Television Manufacturers; July 1: Annual Renewal Registration Fee due for Computer Manufacturers
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline October 1 TV: collections during program year reported Oct. 1; CE: 90 days after registration
Manufacturer Reports Deadline October 1
Alternate Contact Adam Ulishney
adam.ulishney@ncdenr.gov
919-707-8210
Retailer Requirements Before selling retailers must confirm that CE & TVs are labeled with the manufacturer's brand and that the manufacturer is in compliance with NC laws. A compliance list is maintatined on the NCDEQ website.
Collection Limit Depending on the plan instituted by the manufacturer, there may be limits on the brands and types of electronics taken at collection sites/events.
Primary Contact John Patrone
john.patrone@ncdenr.gov
336-776-9673
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees No
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits No TV: yes. CE: no. NC sets recycling requirement based on national market share percentage of estimated returns
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Collection Fees No A fee can be charged for recycling TVs. Computer plans may charge fees to recycle other types of electronic equipment that do not constitute discarded computer equipment.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline Notes None
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers Partial TVs only, based on prior collection and set by agency
Screen Sizes Accepted TV: screen 9" or larger
Target Type TVs only, based on prior collection and set by agency
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes Annually by Aug 1
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship Yes This information is required for the local government to be eligible for the annual fund disbursement.
Collector Registration Required Yes
Collector or Municipal Plan Required Yes A local government is only required to have a Electronics Management Plan if they are seeking funding from the Electronics Management Fund.
Market Share Yes National TV market share data is used to determine TV recycling obilgations
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations Yes Resubmissions of annual forms are required if there are changes mid-year.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes Manufacturers must provide an electronic waste acceptance program to consumers, which must, at a minimum:  -Be provided at no cost to consumers.  -Provide for the convenient collection, handling and recycling or reuse of electronic waste.  -Accept electronic waste for collection.  -Provide a public education program.  -Provide information to retailers. -Properly label CEE  -Comply with disposal ban.   -Submit an annual report form; annual reporting fee; and recycling surcharge (if applicable).  -Maintain records.
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal Yes TV: Yes; CE: No
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required Yes TV Initial year fee: $2,500; CE Initial year fees are as follows: Level I: $15,000; Level II: $10,000; Level III: $10,000
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban Yes
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted Yes
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted Yes
Product Labeling Required Yes
   


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