DEEP: CT Electronic Recycling Law, E-waste Advisory Group

Connecticut's Electronic Recycling Law

E-Waste Regulations External Advisory Group

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. The advisory workgroup consisted of representatives from the manufacturing and electronic recycling industry, trade associations, local government, and resource recovery authorities. The workgroup met through a series of conference calls between October 2007 and January 2008 with a final in person meeting on January 14, 2008 at ConnDOT, 2800 Berlin Turnpike in Newington, CT.

The areas of focus for the six conference calls (schedule listed below) included: (1) process for registering recyclers, (2) qualified costs for recyclers (3) standards for recyclers, (4) additional items to be included in the law (currently includes televisions, monitors and computers), (5) establishing reasonable fees to administer the program and, (6) discussions of other ideas/regulations which would facilitate implementation of the law.

Scheduled Conference Calls

1)   October 10, 2007 Agenda:

  • 1:30-3:00 EST
  • Advisory Group Process
  • Developing a process for approving covered electronic recyclers
  • Minutes

2)   October 24, 2007 Agenda: 

  • 1:30-3:00 EST
  • Developing a table of qualified reimbursable costs for covered electronic recyclers
  • Minutes

3)   November 14, 2007 Agenda:

  • 1:30-3:00 EST
  • Establishing standards for operation, accounting and auditing of covered electronics recyclers
  • Minutes

4)   November 28, 2007 Agenda 

  • 1:30-3:00 EST
  • 1:30 – 2:00 Establishing standards for operation, accounting and auditing of covered electronics recyclers – continued

    2:00 – 3:00 Establishing reasonable fees for administering the program

  • Minutes

5)   December 12, 2007 Agenda

  • 1:30-3:00 EST
  • Developing a list of additional items to be included as covered electronic devices
  • Minutes

6)   January 2, 2008 Agenda:

  • 1:30-3:00 EST
  • Any other regulations to assist in implementation of the Act
  • Minutes
Scheduled Meeting
 

      January 14, 2008 Agenda:

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
  • Face-to-face meeting covering any remaining outstanding regulatory issues.  This meeting was held at Connecticut Department of Transportation offices on Rte 15, Berlin, CT.

If you have any questions, please contact the Mark Latham at (860) 418-5930 or by e-mail.

 

CT's Electronic Recycling Law

Content last updated November 2011