1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Environmental Conservation
  4. Article 27: Collection, Treatment and Disposal of Refuse and Other Solid Waste
  5. Title 23*2: Wireless Telephone Recycling


Section 27-2303*2 Wireless telephone collection

Environmental Conservation (ENV)

  1. (a) Every wireless telephone service supplier engaged in the retail sale of wireless telephones shall:

  (i) accept, at no charge, up to ten used wireless telephones from any person during the normal business hours of such business; or

  (ii) offer to any person at no charge, the shipping of used wireless telephones to a recycling program conducted by such business. Information about such a program shall be readily available at such business locations and on its website.

  (b) Every wireless telephone service supplier required to accept used wireless telephones or provide shipping at no charge for used wireless telephones pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subdivision shall conspicuously post a sign open to public view, clearly indicating that used wireless telephones are accepted or shipping is provided at no charge. Such signs may also state that used wireless telephones shall only be accepted during normal business hours, and may state such hours.

  2. Every wireless telephone service supplier required to accept or pay for the shipment of used wireless telephones shall take reasonable steps to ensure each used wireless telephone accepted or shipped pursuant to this section shall either be recycled, reused or disposed of in an environmentally sound manner.

  * NB There are 2 § 27-2303's