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Connecticut

  • Population: 3,588,184
  • % of US Population: 1.1016%

  • State E-Waste Program

    Producer Responsibility Program

  • Landfill/Disposal Ban

    Connecticut has a ban on electronic devices including computers, laptops, computer monitors, televisions, printers and components or subassemblies of the aforementioned products. The ban became effective 1/1/2009.

  • Program Website
  • Program Type

    State Operated Program

  • Quick Summary

    Manufacturers of covered electronic devices (CEDs) must participate in a state-wide electronics recycling program established by the CT DEEP to implement and finance the collection, transportation, and recycling of CEDs from Connecticut households. Municipalities in Connecticut are required to provide for the collection of Connecticut household-generated covered electronic devices (CEDs) in their communities. The CT DEEP approves the recyclers under the program.

  • Manufacturers

    Computers, Laptops, Computer Monitors, Printers, Televisions

  • Important Deadlines
  • Eligible Products

    Computers, Laptops, Computer Monitors, Printers, Televisions

  • Eligible Entities to Collect From

    Households

  • Recycling Obligation

    N/A

  • Convenience Requirements

    N/A

  • Recycler Requirements

    Formal application and approval by the CT DEEP to participate in the state operated program. Responsible for brand sorting and invoicing of manufacturers.

  • Collector Requirements

    Municipalities are required to provide for the collection of CEDs.

  • Link to Legislation
  • Link to Regulations
  • State Agency

    Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

  • State Agency Contact(s)