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South Carolina

  • Population: 5,024,369
  • % of US Population: 1.5425%

  • State E-Waste Program

    Producer Responsibility Program

  • Landfill/Disposal Ban

    South Carolina has a ban on computers, laptops, computer monitors, televisions, printers and computer peripherals (keyboards/mice) that became effective 7/1/2011.

  • Program Website
  • Program Type

    Manufacturer Operated Program

  • Quick Summary

    Manufacturers of covered computer devices and covered televisions are required to implement recovery programs. Manufacturers of covered computer devices are required to implement a plan to take back their own brand of covered computer devices from South Carolina consumers. Manufacturers of televisions are required to implement a recovery program to collect and recycle a market share obligation of the televisions they sell at retail in South Carolina.

  • Manufacturers

    Computers, Laptops, Computer Monitors, Printers, Televisions

  • Important Deadlines
    • Program Year

      January 1 to December 31

    • Registration Date

      January 1

    • Registration Form


    • Registration Fee

      $3,500 individual fee or $20,000 collective fee from Representative Organization

    • Recycling Plan Due Date

      January 30

    • Recycling Plan Form


    • Reporting Date

      January 30

    • Reporting Form


  • 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


  • Recycler Requirements

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

  • Collector Requirements


  • Link to Legislation
  • Link to Regulations


  • State Agency

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

  • State Agency Contact(s)