South Carolina

Primary Contact
Jonathan Clay-Hanson
clayhajm@dhec.sc.gov

Alternate Contact(s)
Brian Norman
normanfb@dhec.sc.gov
803-898-1364
Law ComponentAction Item/Answer
Alternate Contact Brian Norman
normanfb@dhec.sc.gov
803-898-1364
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline March 1
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline March 1
$3,500 individual fee or $20,000 collective fee from representative organization. Registration not required when less than 100 units were sold in the previous year. 30 days after receipt of invoice (billing begins March 1).
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline February 15
$3,500 individual fee or $20,000 collective fee from representative organization. Registration not required when less than 100 units were sold in the previous year. 30 days after receipt of invoice (billing begins March 1).
Collection Fees Yes
Collection fees are allowed.
Collection Limit/Requirements The collection and recycling must be convenient and free at the time of recycling. Manufacturers may choose to offer recycling for brands other than their own.
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Collector Registration Required Yes
Covered Entities Household/Consumer
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban Yes
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes
There are shortfall fees for recycling obligation not being met. The department may conduct audits and inspection of a computer or television manufacturer, retailer, or recoverer to determine compliance with the law, and may establish by regulation administrative fines for violations.
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted No
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required Yes
$3,500 individual fee or $20,000 collective fee from representative organization. Registration not required when less than 100 units were sold in the previous year.
Link to State Annual Report https://www.scdhec.gov/environment/recycling-waste-reduction/data-and-reports-recycling
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits No
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes
 'Market share' means the percentage that results from dividing: (a) the product of the total weight reported for a covered television device or covered computer monitor device by a manufacturer, for the calendar year two years before the applicable program year, pursuant to Section 48-60-51(G); by (b) the product of the total weight reported for that covered television device or covered computer monitor device category by all manufacturers, for the calendar year two years before the applicable program year, pursuant to Section 48-60-51(G).
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline September 1
Manufacturer Plan submission to the Department deadline is due 9/1/2023. The Department approves or denies the plan by 10/31/2023. (30 day window issued following 10/31/23 if plan is denied).
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline October 1
Manufacturer Plan submission to the Department deadline is due 9/1/2023. The Department approves or denies the plan by 10/31/2023. (30 day window issued following 10/31/23 if plan is denied).
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal No
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Registration required to sell devices in the state unless 100 units or less were sold in the previous year.
Manufacturer Reports Deadline March 1
Provided as a part of annual registration
Manufacturer Reports Deadline February 15
Provided as a part of annual registration
Manufacturer Shortfall Fees No
Manufacturer State Registration List https://scdhec.gov/sites/default/files/Library/OR-1175.pdf
Market Share Yes
'Market share' means the percentage that results from dividing: (a) the product of the total weight reported for a covered television device or covered computer monitor device by a manufacturer, for the calendar year two years before the applicable program year, pursuant to Section 48-60-51(G); by (b) the product of the total weight reported for that covered television device or covered computer monitor device category by all manufacturers, for the calendar year two years before the applicable program year, pursuant to Section 48-60-51(G).
Market Share Applicable Products Monitors, Televisions
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations No
No specific modificaton form, but the annual registration form must be filled out and submitted with any modifications.
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted No
Pounds Collection Target/Obligation for Manufacturers No
Primary Contact Jonathan Clay-Hanson
clayhajm@dhec.sc.gov

Product Labeling Required Yes
Products Banned From Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Desktops, Laptops, Printers, Televisions
Products Covered Desktops, Laptops, Monitors, Printers, Tablets, Televisions
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $3,000.00
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes
Annual registration due 11/1/2023 of $3000.
Recycler Reporting Deadline November 1
Submitted to the Manufacturer Clearinghouse
Recycler Reporting Deadline February 15
Submitted to the Manufacturer Clearinghouse
Regulations https://www.scdhec.gov/sites/default/files/media/document/R.61-124.pdf
Retailer Requirements A retailer only may sell or offer to sell a covered computer or television device that bears a manufacturer label. A retailer only may sell or offer to sell a covered computer or television device that is manufactured by a manufacturer that offers a recovery program. The recovery program must be provided at no cost and be as convenient to the consumer as the purchase of the covered device. Recovery programs may consist of mail-back systems, collection sites, collection events or some combination of the three.
Screen Sizes Accepted Covered Tablet Computers 6 inches or larger in size, Covered TV's and Computers with screens greater than four inches when measured diagonally.
State Ewaste Recycling Law Yes
State Program Year January 1 - January 1
Statute http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t48c060.php
Target Type Market Share
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
  


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