Washington

Primary Contact
Christine Haun
clac461@ecy.wa.gov
360-407-6107
Alternate Contact
Jade Monroe
jadm461@ECY.WA.GOV
360-407-7157
Law ComponentAction Item/AnswerNotes
State Program Year January 1 - January 1
Market Share Applicable Products Desktops, E-readers, Laptops, Monitors, Portable DVD, Tablets, Televisions
Products Covered Desktops, E-readers, Laptops, Monitors, Portable DVD, Tablets, Televisions Computer peripherals such as keyboards, mice, and printers are not included in this program.
Covered Entities Household/Consumer, Non-profit/Charity, Schools (Less Than 50 Employees), Small Businesses, Small Government
Statute http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=70.95N&full=true#70.95N.230
Regulations http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=173-900&full=true
Link to State Annual Report https://ecology.wa.gov/Regulations-Permits/Guidance-technical-assistance/Electronics-Ecycle-guidance-and-reports
Recycler Application or Registration Fee $0.00
Annual Manufacturer Fee Deadline January 1 The administrative fee will be distributed among manufacturers on a sliding scale based on tiers that are representative of annual sales of covered electronic products in or into Washington state. The state publishes the preliminary tier schedule on their website by June 1 of each calendar year.
Annual Manufacturer Registration Deadline January 1 The administrative fee will be distributed among manufacturers on a sliding scale based on tiers that are representative of annual sales of covered electronic products in or into Washington state. The state publishes the preliminary tier schedule on their website by June 1 of each calendar year.
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Deadline January 1
Manufacturer Reports Deadline March 1
Screen Sizes Accepted 4 inches or larger
Collection Limit A program may limit the number of covered electronic products or covered electronic products by product type accepted per customer per day or per delivery at a collection site or service. All covered entities may use a collection site as long as the covered entities adhere to any restrictions established in the plans. For small businesses, small governments, charities, and school districts that may have large quantities of covered electronic products that cannot be handled at collection sites or curbside services, a program may provide alternate services. At a minimum, a program must provide for processing of these large quantities of covered electronic products at no charge to the small businesses, small governments, charities, and school districts.
Retailer Requirements A retailer who sells new covered electronic products shall provide information to consumers describing where and how to recycle covered electronic products and opportunities and locations for the convenient collection or return of the products. This requirement can be fulfilled by providing the department's toll-free telephone number and web site. Remote sellers may include the information in a visible location on their web site as fulfillment of this requirement.
Primary Contact Christine Haun
clac461@ecy.wa.gov
360-407-6107
Alternate Contact Jade Monroe
jadm461@ECY.WA.GOV
360-407-7157
Target Type N/A
Manufacturer Recycling Obligation or Goal No If there were multiple plans, the plan would need to collect their equivalent share. If they failed to meet that share, they would make a payment to Ecology. If they collected more then their share, Ecology would make a payment to the plan.
Written Notice About Recycler/Collector (Municipal) Relationship No
Manufacturer Buying/Selling Pounds/Credits No
Modification Forms Required For Changes to Existing Manufacturer Registrations No
ERCC EcycleRegistration Accepted No
Paper Manufacturer Registrations Accepted No
Manufacturer Notice To Retailers No
Disposal/Landfill/Waste Stream Ban No
Collector or Municipal Plan Required No
Collection Fees No
Pounds Collection Target for Manufacturers none
Product Labeling Required Yes
Manufacturer Registration Required Yes
Manufacturer Private Collection/Takeback/Recovery Program or Plan Yes
Enforcement Authority for Sale of Unregistered Products Yes
Initial Manufacturer Registration/Fee Required Yes The administrative fee will be distributed among manufacturers on a sliding scale based on tiers that are representative of annual sales of covered electronic products in or into Washington state. The state publishes the preliminary tier schedule on their website by June 1 of each calendar year.
Market Share Yes For program year 2016 and all subsequent program years, the department shall determine market share by weight for all manufacturers using any combination of the following data: 1) Generally available market research data; 2) Sales data supplied by manufacturers for brands they manufacture or sell; or 3) Sales data provided by retailers for brands they sell. The department shall determine each manufacturer's percentage of market share by dividing each manufacturer's total pounds of covered electronic products sold in Washington by the sum total of all pounds of covered electronic products sold in Washington by all manufacturers.
Collector Registration Required Yes New collectors may register anytime. Existing collectors must register between July 1 and September 1 of each year in order to continue providing services to Covered Electronic Product (CEP) Recycling Plans.
Recycler Application or Registration Required Yes Direct processors are required to: -Have a contract with a Recycling Plan -Be identified in an Ecology approved Recycling Plan -Register annually with Ecology -Update their registration information within 14 days of any changes -Meet the performance standards
   


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