In July of 2007, Governor Rell signed into law “An Act Concerning The Collection And Recycling Of Covered Electronic Devices”. This law enables Connecticut to manage an ever-growing portion of the solid waste stream.
What are the "covered electronic devices" under the law?
Covered electronic devices (CEDs), regulated under the law, are computers, computer monitors, printers and televisions generated from households.
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (Department) formed an external workgroup to provide advice and guidance to the Department in developing regulations to implement Connecticut’s E-waste recycling law.
In July, 2007, Governor Rell signed into law Public Act No. 07-189. This act creates a mandatory recycling program for discarded covered electronic devices (CEDs). Under the law, manufacturers must participate in a program to finance the transportation and recycling of CEDs.