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 26: Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse


Section 27-2611 Disposal ban

Environmental Conservation (ENV)

  1. Beginning April first, two thousand eleven, no manufacturer, retailer, or owner or operator of an electronic waste collection site, electronic waste consolidation facility or electronic waste recycling facility in the state shall dispose of electronic waste at a solid waste management facility or hazardous waste management facility, or place electronic waste for collection which is intended for disposal at a solid waste management facility or hazardous waste management facility.

  2. Beginning January first, two thousand twelve, no person except for an individual or household shall place or dispose of any electronic waste in any solid waste management facility, or place electronic waste for collection which is intended for disposal at a solid waste management facility or hazardous waste management facility in this state. Persons engaged in the collection of solid waste for delivery to a solid waste management facility shall provide written information to users of such facility on the proper methods for the recycling of electronic waste.

  3. Beginning January first, two thousand fifteen, no individual or household shall place or dispose of any electronic waste in any solid waste management facility, or place electronic waste for collection which is intended for disposal at a solid waste management facility or hazardous waste management facility in this state.

  4. Beginning January first, two thousand twelve, an owner or operator of a solid waste management facility or hazardous waste management facility shall educate users of such facility on the proper methods for the management of electronic waste. Such education shall include:

  (a) providing written information to users of such facility on the proper methods for recycling of electronic waste; and

  (b) posting, in conspicuous locations at such facility, signs stating that electronic waste may not be disposed of at the facility.