New Jersey

Primary Contact
Dana Lawson
dana.lawson@dep.nj.gov
(609) 984-3438
Alternate Contact
Jen Van Istendal
jennifer.vanistendal@dep.nj.gov
(609) 984-3438
Law ComponentAction Item/AnswerNotes
Covered Entities Community Colleges, Local Government Units, School Districts, Small businesses (50 full-time employees or fewer), State Colleges and Universities, State Government
Products Covered Computers, Desktop Printers, Fax, Monitors, Printers, Televisions *Desktop fax machines only
Market Share Applicable Products Computers, Desktop Printers, Fax, Televisions
Products Banned From Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Computers, Fax, Printers, Televisions
Statute http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2016/Bills/PL16/87_.PDF
Regulations https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/resource/rules.html
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $0.00
State Program Year January 1 - December 31
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline January 1
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline January 1 Initial Registrations are handled manually. Please find form and instructions here http://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/ewaste/manufacturers.html. For renewals, Logon to NJDEP Online via the myNewJersey Portal at http://www.nj.gov/ or via http://njdeponline.com. Group Designation Form must be submitted prior to collection plan submission https://www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/ewaste/groupform.pdf.
Recycler Application Due Date January 1
Recycler Reporting Deadline February 1
Collector Reporting Deadline February 1 Collection site locations semiannual reports due Feb 1 and August 1 annually
Manufacturer Reports Deadline February 1 And again on August 1st (bi-annually)
Recycler Reporting Deadline August 1
Collector Reporting Deadline August 1 Collection site locations semiannual reports due Feb 1 and August 1 annually
Manufacturer Reports Deadline August 1 And again on February 1st (bi-annually)
Primary Contact Dana Lawson
dana.lawson@dep.nj.gov
(609) 984-3438
Alternate Contact Jen Van Istendal
jennifer.vanistendal@dep.nj.gov
(609) 984-3438
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted No
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees No NJ does have a Noncompliance Fee.
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
Collection Fees No
Collector Registration Required No
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No Local governments have the opportunity to play an important role in implementing the "Electronics Waste Management Act" but no collector plan is required. By promoting the program to local residents and small businesses, they can educate them about the importance of e-cycling and help them locate participating collection sites.
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline Notes None
Collection Limit None
Target Type Statewide total lbs set by agency
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban Yes
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers Yes Statewide total lbs set by agency
Retailer Requirements Yes
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes There is a cease sales provision of the law.
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required Yes $5,000 annual fee
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits Yes
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes All manufacturers are participants in the state contractor program unless they choose to participate in and meet the qualifications for an individual or group manufacturer program. A manufacturer with a minimum of five percent return share may implement a program under a plan approved by DEQ. The plan must identify a representative for the recycling program. A group of manufacturers may implement a manufacturer program as one entity if the sum of their return shares is at least five percent. The group implements a program under a plan approved by DEQ.
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal Yes Obligations posted to the NJDEP website
Market Share Yes Each manufacturer to whom the department provides a market share that is greater than .01 percent of the total shall submit a plan to the department to collect, transport, and recycle covered electronic devices. Each manufacturer to whom the department provides by February 15 of any year, a market share that is greater than .01 percent of the total shall, by April 15 of that year, comply with the requirements of the law.
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations Yes Must submit modifications via the Initial Registration Form. Revised registration forms accepted throughout the year to reflect changes. Renewals must be submitted online only.
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes NJ requires that manufacturers submit their initial registration via paper (or email a scanned form), but every annual renewal is required to be done through the NJDEP portal online.
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted Yes NJ requires that manufacturers submit initial registration via paper (or email a scanned form), but every annual renewal is required to be done through the NJDEP portal online.
Product Labeling Required Yes
   


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