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Electronic Waste Recycling

Public Act 97-0287 - Electronic Products Recycling & Reuse Act

  • About the Program
  • Manufacturers
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The law establishes a statewide system for recycling and/or reusing the items listed below discarded from residences by requiring electronic manufacturers to participate in the management of discarded and unwanted electronic products.

  • Covered and Eligible Electronic Devices
  • Grants
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  • Other
  • Retailers

Effective January 1, 2012 all of the covered electronic devices listed below are banned from landfills.

Televisions
Monitors
Printers
Computers ( laptop, notebook, netbook, tablet, desktop )
Electronic Keyboards
Facsimile Machines
Videocassette Recorders
Portable Digital Music Players
Digital Video Disc Players
Video Game Consoles
Small Scale Servers
Scanners
Electronic Mice
Digital Converter Boxes
Cable Receivers
Satellite Receivers
Digital Video Disc Recorders

Eligible Electronic Devices

Cell Phones
Portable Digital Assistant (PDA)
Computer Cable
Zip Drive

Retailers shall be a primary source of information about end-of-life options to residential consumers regarding all the covered electronic devices (CEDs). At the time of sale, the retailer shall provide each residential consumer with information from the Agency's website that provides information detailing where and how a consumer can recycle a CED or return a CED for reuse.

Beginning January 1, 2010, no retailer may sell or offer for sale any of the CEDs in or for delivery into this State unless the CED is labeled with a brand and the label is permanently affixed and readily visible; and the manufacturer is registered with the Illinois EPA and has paid the required registration fee as required under Section 30 of this Act.

 

2015 registration fee is $5,309 unless during program year 2014
you sold 250 units or less, then the fee is $1,327.
Registration is due October 1, 2014 and fee is due November 1, 2014.

No electronics are accepted at Illinois EPA

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency 
Electronic Waste Recycling
1021 North Grand Avenue East
P.O. Box 19276
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9276 
Phone: 217-524-6713
michelle.bentley@illinois.gov

 

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