Primary Contact
Blake Bennett
blake.bennett@state.or.us
503-229-5198
Alternate Contact
No Alternate Contact
Law ComponentAction Item/AnswerNotes
Covered Entities Any person giving 7 or fewer devices at one time, Household/Consumer, Non-profits with fewer than 10 employees, Small Businesses
Products Banned From Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream CRT Monitor, CRT TV, Desktops, Flat Panel/LCD Monitors, Flat Panel/LCD TV, Laptops
Products Covered Desktops, Keyboards, Laptops, Mice, Monitors, Printers, Tablets, Televisions
Link to State Annual Report https://www.oregon.gov/deq/Data-and-Reports/Pages/Reports-to-Legislature.aspx
Statute https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/ors/ors459A.html
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $0.00
State Program Year January 1 - December 31
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline December 31 Registration is open from October 15 to December 31. Invoices for registration fees are sent May 1. Manufacturers are placed in one of seven tiers, depending on their market share from the previous calendar year. Each tier is assessed a certain fee, which ranges from $40 to $35,000.
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline July 1 Registration is open from October 15 to December 31. Invoices for registration fees are sent May 1. Manufacturers are placed in one of seven tiers, depending on their market share from the previous calendar year. Each tier is assessed a certain fee, which ranges from $40 to $35,000.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline July 1 Plans should be developed based on a calendar year, submitted and approved annually. Recycling Programs must be fully operational on January 1 of each year.
Screen Sizes Accepted 4 inches or larger
Collection Limit 7 or fewer CEDs
Primary Contact Blake Bennett
blake.bennett@state.or.us
503-229-5198
Collector Registration Required No
Recycler Application or Registration Required No
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
Collection Fees No Currently Oregon E-Cycles does not provide free recycling of speakers, scanners or other types of electronics. Participating collection sites may take these other devices, but may charge a fee to recycle them.
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required No
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted No
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations No
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline Notes None
Retailer Requirements Retailers must provide consumers with point-of-sale information on where they can find free recycling for computers, monitors, televisions, printers, keyboards and mice. Retailers may sell only those brands of covered devices on the Oregon “compliant list.” Check for monthly updates. If a brand or manufacturer is not currently on the list, retailers are encouraged to notify Oregon DEQ and to contact the manufacturer directly to alert them that their products are not eligible for sale in or into Oregon unless they register. Retailers must confirm the products they sell are affixed with a permanent and visible brand label by the manufacturer.
Target Type Statewide total lbs set by agency
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers Yes Statewide total lbs set by agency
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees Yes
Market Share Yes All Covered Products
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits Yes
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal Yes DEQ assigns all manufacturers a recycling obligation by May 1 each year. This obligation, or return share and return share by weight, is the percentage and weight, respectively, of computers, monitors, TVs and printers that a manufacturer is responsible for recycling through a recycling program.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes Anually on January 1st, a television manufacturer or computer monitor manufacturer shall either:  (1) join a representative organization created by manufacturers of covered electronic devices to establish fair and reasonable policies to be applied in the State and to provide a plan to the department in accordance with SECTION 48-60-55 of the statute.  (2) notify the department of its intent to fulfill its obligations under this chapter by annually recycling or arranging for the recycling of covered television devices and covered computer monitor devices in the amount of eighty percent of the weight of the covered television devices and covered computer monitor devices sold by the manufacturer in the State during the previous program year.  A representative organization must submit a plan annually - ninety days before the beginning of the program year. The plan must include details on how one or more eligible companies or covered electronic device stewardship programs operating within the plan will:  (1) provide for the recycling of all used covered television devices and used covered computer monitor devices collected by participating local governments specified in the plan based on the proportionate membership of the representative organization;  (2) work with a representative organization, the department, and local government recycling representatives to provide recycling services of covered television devices and covered computer monitor devices and to provide consumers with information and educational materials regarding the program to promote the recycling and reuse of used covered television devices and used covered computer monitor devices;  (3) achieve environmentally sound management for covered television devices and covered computer monitor devices that are collected for reuse and recycling; and (4) incorporate economic arrangements that minimize costs to participating manufacturers, consistent with Section 48-60-170 of the statute.
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted Yes
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes
Product Labeling Required Yes
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban Yes
   


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