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  • Population: 6,052,177
  • % of US Population: 1.8581%

  • State E-Waste Program

    Producer Responsibility Program

  • Landfill/Disposal Ban


  • Program Website
  • Program Type

    Manufacturer Operated Program

  • Quick Summary

    Manufacturers of covered electronic devices (CEDs) are required to establish a takeback program for the collection and recycling, refurbishing, or reuse of a CEDs under their own brand label or pay a higher annual registration fee but not implement a takeback program in Maryland.

  • Manufacturers

    Computers, Computer Monitors, Laptops, Televisions

  • Important Deadlines
    • Program Year

      January 1 to December 31

    • Registration Date

      March 1

    • Registration Form


    • Registration Fee
      Tiered. Initial Registration: $10,000 (>1,000 units sold); $5,000 (<1,000 units sold); or $0 (>100 units sold). Subsequent Registrations: $10,000 (>1,000 units sold) or $5,000 (<1,000 units sold) if takeback program not implemented in prior year; $500 if takeback program implemented in prior year.
    • Recycling Plan Due Date

      With registration (March 1)

    • Recycling Plan Form


    • Reporting Date

      March 1

    • Reporting Form


  • Eligible Products

    Computers, Computer Monitors, Laptops, Televisions

  • Eligible Entities to Collect From

    Any entity

  • Recycling Obligation


  • Convenience Requirements

    Must have one takeback opportunity (permanent site, collection event, or mailback program) that is centrally located in the four MDE-designated regions of the state.

  • Recycler Requirements


  • Collector Requirements


  • Link to Legislation
  • Link to Regulations


  • State Agency

    Maryland Department of the Environment

  • State Agency Contact(s)