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 27-2615 Department responsibilities

Environmental Conservation (ENV)

  1. The department is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement and administer this title. At a minimum, the department shall promulgate rules and regulations on: standards for reuse; electronic waste acceptance credits; waivers of the recycling surcharge; and acceptable alternative methods for the determination of state sales data.

  2. The department shall (a) maintain a list of manufacturers who are registered pursuant to section 27-2605 of this title, (b) maintain a list of each such manufacturer's brands, and (c) post such lists on the department's website.

  3. The department may waive the recycling surcharge payable by a manufacturer under this title when the manufacturer demonstrates in an application to the department it was unable to accept the weight of electronic waste required by section 27-2603 of this title despite the manufacturer's best efforts. The application shall be made with the annual report required by section 27-2617 of this title. The application shall include such information as the department requires. A waiver provided pursuant to this subdivision shall not relieve a manufacturer from the obligation to comply with the provisions of this title not specifically addressed in such waiver.