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New Jersey

  • Population: 9,005,644
  • % of US Population: 2.7648%

  • State E-Waste Program

    Producer Responsibility Program

  • Landfill/Disposal Ban

    New Jersey has a ban on computers, laptops, computer monitors and televisions that became effective 1/1/2011.

  • Program Website
  • Program Type

    Manufacturer Operated Program

  • Quick Summary

    Manufacturers of covered electronic devices (CEDs) must implement a plan to provide for the collection, transportation, and recycling of a required amount of CEDs. Manufacturers of TVs are responsible for a market share obligation of the statewide recycling goal and manufacturers of other non-TV CED items are responsible for a return share obligation of the statewide recycling goal.

  • Manufacturers

    Computers, Computer Monitors, Laptops, Televisions, Printers

  • Important Deadlines
  • Eligible Products

    Computers, Computer Monitors, Laptops, Televisions

  • Eligible Entities to Collect From
    Households and Small Business Enterprise (<50 FTEs)
  • Recycling Obligation

    Yes. Provided by the New Jersey DEP.

  • Convenience Requirements

    Collectively must provide service in every county of New Jersey.

  • Recycler Requirements

    Must be R2 or e-Steward certified to be part of a manufacturer program.

  • Collector Requirements


  • Link to Legislation
  • Link to Regulations
  • State Agency

    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

  • State Agency Contact(s)