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Washington, D.C.

  • Population: 693,972
  • % of US Population: 0.2131%

  • State E-Waste Program

    Manufacturer Responsibility

  • Landfill/Disposal Ban

    N/A

  • Program Website
  • Program Type

    Manufacturer Operated Program

  • Quick Summary

    The Sustainable Solid Waste Management Amendment Act of 2014 requires manufacturers of certain electronic equipment to collect and recycle electronic waste generated in the District. Manufacturers, or partnerships or representative organizations of manufacturers, are required to register with the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), pay a registration fee, submit a collection and recycling plan, and annually report on collection and recycling activities.

  • Manufacturers

    Computers, Computer peripherals, Televisions Television peripherals

  • Important Deadlines
    • Program Year

      January 1 - December 31

    • Registration Date

      December 31

    • Registration Form
    • Registration Fee
      • De Minimis (sold <100 CEE units) - No fee
      • Individual (sold 100–249 CEE units) - $1,500
      • Individual (sold = 250 CEE units) - $3,000
      • Partnership – Sum of each manufacturer’s individual registration fee or $30,000, whichever is less.
      • Representative Organization - $10,000
    • Recycling Plan Due Date

      N/A

    • Recycling Plan Form

      N/A

    • Reporting Date

      N/A

    • Reporting Form

      N/A

  • Eligible Products

    Computers, Computer Peripheral, Television, Television Peripheral

  • Eligible Entities to Collect From

    N/A

  • Recycling Obligation
    • Use actual data on the pounds of CEE sold in the District in 2015; or
    • Estimate the District sales weight by multiplying your 2015 national sales weight by the District’s 2015 national population share, which was 0.21% (0.0021).
  • Convenience Requirements

    N/A

  • Recycler Requirements

    N/A

  • Collector Requirements

    N/A

  • Link to Legislation
  • Link to Regulations
  • State Agency

    DC Department of Energy and Environment

  • State Agency Contact(s)