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New York

  • Population: 19,849,399
  • % of US Population: 6.0940%

  • State E-Waste Program

    Producer Responsibility Program

  • Landfill/Disposal Ban
    New York’s disposal ban is staged in terms of the entities subject to the ban. The ban became effective for manufacturers, retailers and owner/operators of collection, consolidation and recycling facilities on 4/1/11 and any person other than an individual/household on 1/1/12. All New York entities including individuals/households will be subject to the ban effective 1/1/2015.
  • Program Website
  • Program Type

    Manufacturer Operated Program

  • Quick Summary

    Manufacturers of covered electronic equipment must implement a plan for the collection, consolidation and recycling of electronic waste (e-waste) from New York consumers. Manufacturers must establish a convenient acceptance system for consumers to ensure every county in New York State and every municipality with a population of 10,000 or more has at least one collection opportunity. Manufacturers will have a market share recycling obligation based on a statewide goal that increases each year.

  • Manufacturers

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

  • Important Deadlines
    • Program Year

      January 1 to December 31

    • Registration Date

      January 1 (one-time)

    • Registration Form

      N/A

    • Registration Fee

      $5,000 individual (one-time) or $10,000 collective program (one-time)

    • Recycling Plan Due Date

      With registration (January 1)

    • Recycling Plan Form

      N/A

    • Reporting Date

      March 1 with $3,000 reporting fee

    • Reporting Form

      N/A

  • Eligible Products

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

  • Eligible Entities to Collect From

    Any entity

  • Recycling Obligation

    Yes. Provided by the New York State DEC.

  • Convenience Requirements

    All counties of the state and all municipalities with populations of 10,000 or greater must have one method of acceptance within the county or municipality.

  • Recycler Requirements

    Must submit one-time registration form and fee and an annual report. Applicable to in-state recyclers only.

  • Collector Requirements

    Collectors and consolidators must submit one-time registration form and fee (consolidators only) and an annual report. Applicable to in-state collectors and consolidators only.

  • Link to Legislation
  • Link to Regulations

    N/A

  • State Agency

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

  • State Agency Contact(s)