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Pennsylvania

  • Population: 12,805,537
  • % of US Population: 3.9315%

  • State E-Waste Program

    Producer Responsibility Program

  • Landfill/Disposal Ban

    Pennsylvania has a disposal ban on certain electronics that will be effective 1/1/2013.

  • Program Website
  • Program Type

    Manufacturer Operated Program

  • Quick Summary
    Manufacturers of covered devices must establish, conduct, and manage a plan to collect, transport, and recycle a quantity of covered devices equal to the manufacturer’s market share responsibility. Manufacturers must provide for the free collection and recycling of covered devices for Pennsylvania consumers.
  • Manufacturers

    Computers, Laptops, Computer Monitors, Computer Peripherals (Printers, Keyboards, Mice), Televisions

  • Important Deadlines
  • Eligible Products

    Computers, Laptops, Computer Monitors, Computer Peripherals (Printers, Keyboards, Mice), Televisions

  • Eligible Entities to Collect From

    Households, Small Businesses (=50 FTEs)

  • Recycling Obligation

    100% by weight of sales from previous year

  • Convenience Requirements

    N/A

  • Recycler Requirements

    None but the recycler utilized by a manufacturer must be R2 or e-Stewards certified.

  • Collector Requirements

    N/A

  • Link to Legislation
  • Link to Regulations

    N/A

  • State Agency

    Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

  • State Agency Contact(s)