Primary Contact
Mark Moroukian
mark.moroukian@dec.ny.gov
518-402-8706
Alternate Contact
Katie Kidalowski
katie.kidalowski@dec.ny.gov
518-402-8706
Law ComponentAction Item/AnswerNotes
Products Covered 3D Printers, Cable/Satellite Receivers, Computer Peripherals, CRT Monitor, Desktops, Digital Converter Boxes, DVD, DVR, E-device power cords and chargers, E-readers, External Hard Drive, Fax, Flat Panel/LCD Monitors, Game Consoles, Keyboards, Laptops, Mice, Monitors, Portable DVD, Portable Music/Media Player, Printers, Scanners, Servers, Tablets, Televisions, VCRs Cell phone takeback = separate law.
Market Share Applicable Products Desktops, DVD, E-readers, Fax, Flat Panel/LCD Monitors, Flat Panel/LCD TV, Game Consoles, Keyboards, Laptops, Portable DVD players with LCD screens, Portable Music/Media Player, Printers, Scanners, Servers, Tablets, VCRs
Products Banned From Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Desktops, E-readers, Fax, Game Consoles, Keyboards, Laptops, Monitors, Portable DVD, Portable Music/Media Player, Printers, Scanners, Servers, Tablets, Televisions, VCRs
Covered Entities Government, Household/Consumer, Non-profit/Charity, Schools, Small and Medium Size Businesses
Link to State Annual Report https://connect.re-trac.com/login
Statute https://dec.ny.gov/docs/materials_minerals_pdf/ewastelaw2.pdf
State Program Year January 1 - December 31
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline March 1 With Initial Registration and updated by March 1st annually.
Manufacturer Reports Deadline March 1
Recycler Reporting Deadline March 1
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline March 1 A manufacturer that offers CEE for sale in the state must submit an annual report and a $3,000 annual reporting fee by March 1st annually for the previous calendar year.
Collector Reporting Deadline March 1 Owners/operators of electronic waste collection sites in the state must register with the department at least thirty days prior to receiving any electronic waste. In the case of multiple collection sites operated by a retailer, a single registration listing the name, address, and telephone number of the individual collection sites may be submitted covering all its collection sites. Collection sites are not required to pay a registration fee. Annual reports are due March 1.
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $250.00
Screen Sizes Accepted 4 inches or larger (tv's and monitors only)
Alternate Contact Katie Kidalowski
katie.kidalowski@dec.ny.gov
518-402-8706
Primary Contact Mark Moroukian
mark.moroukian@dec.ny.gov
518-402-8706
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations No Must update registrations and annual reports online.
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted No
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted No
Collection Fees No
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
Collection Limit None
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline Notes None
Retailer Requirements Provide information at the point of sale if provided by a manufacturer. Sell only compliant brands. Sell only labeled equipment. Comply with disposal ban.
Target Type Statewide total pounds target based on prior collection
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes
Product Labeling Required Yes
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers Yes
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban Yes
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers Yes A statewide goal is calculated based on prior years’ reported collection. The goal is distributed among manufacturers based upon their market shares, as acceptance standard minimums for collection.
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes Also, in NY, collective electronic waste acceptance programs (collectives) are required to register with the Department and pay a one time registration fee of $10,000.
Collector Registration Required Yes
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required Yes Manufacturers of CEE must register with the Department prior to selling or offering for sale CEE in the state, and submit a one-time registration fee of $5,000. Fee is waived if joining a collective program.
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits Yes Electronic waste acceptance credits may be accrued and banked starting in 2014 for excess weight above acceptance standard collected in that year. Credits earned in 2014 were able to be sold starting in 2015 and could not be used beyond December 31, 2017. Manufacturers may not buy, sell, or trade credits in the year in which they are earned. No more than 25% of a manufacturer's acceptance standard for any year may be met with credits.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes A manufacturer may choose to implement its own individual electronic waste acceptance program, or may choose to participate in a collective electronic waste acceptance program with other manufacturers.
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal Yes Acceptance standards issued based on manufacturers' market shares.
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees Yes Manufacturers who do not meet their acceptance standards are required to pay a recycling surcharge on the weight that should have been collected. 30/40/50 cents/lb. depending on how far away from standard.
Market Share Yes
   


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