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Illinois

  • Population: 12,802,023
  • % of US Population: 3.9304%

  • State E-Waste Program

    Producer Responsibility Program

  • Landfill/Disposal Ban

    Illinois has a ban on computers, laptops, computer monitors, televisions and printers that became effective 1/1/2012.

  • Program Website
  • Program Type

    Manufacturer Operated Program

  • Quick Summary

    Manufacturers of covered electronic devices (CEDs) are required to implement a recycling and reuse plan to recover eligible electronic devices from Illinois residences. Manufacturers have a recycling obligation based on their sales during the previous calendar year(s).

  • Manufacturers

    Computers, Laptops, Computer Monitors, Printers, Televisions, Electronic Keyboards, Fax Machines, VCRs, Portable Digital Music Players, DVD Players, Video Game Consoles, Small Scale Servers, Scanners, Electronic Mice, Digital Converter Boxes, Cable Receivers, Satellite Receivers, DVRs

  • Important Deadlines
  • Eligible Products

    Computers, Laptops, Computer Monitors, Printers, Televisions, Electronic Keyboards, Fax Machines, VCRs, Portable Digital Music Players, DVD Players, Video Game Consoles, Small Scale Servers, Scanners, Electronic Mice, Digital Converter Boxes, Cable Receivers, Satellite Receivers, DVRs, Mobile Telephones, Computer Cables, PDAs, Zip Drives

  • Eligible Entities to Collect From

    Households/Residences

  • Recycling Obligation

    40% by weight of sales for 2012; 50% by weight sale for 2013 and each year thereafter

  • Convenience Requirements

    N/A

  • Recycler Requirements

    Must register, pay registration fee, and submit an annual report to the Illinois EPA.

  • Collector Requirements

    Must register and submit an annual report to the Illinois EPA.

  • Link to Legislation
  • Link to Regulations

    N/A

  • State Agency

    Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

  • State Agency Contact(s)