United States of America

 

 


Overview of e-waste related information



SubjectUnitYearAmountSource
Population(total inhabitants in million)2012314.31IMF WEO
Purchasing Power*(USD per Inhabitant)201249,802IMF WEO

EEE Put on Market*(kg per inhabitant)201223.5UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)20127,398UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
E-waste Generated*(kg per inhabitant)201422.1UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
(total in metric kilotonnes)20147,072UNU-IAS SCYCLE (2015)*
 

E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance



Number of E-waste Regulatory Instruments  93 Regulatory Instruments
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E-waste Rules, Regulations, Policies and Guidance

Illinois (USA): Consumer Electronics Recycling Act, Senate Bill 1417Icon green


New Hampshire (USA): Recycling and Disposal of Electronic Waste, House Bill 547, 2017Icon green


USA: Secure Electronic Waste Export and Recycling, House Bill 5579, 2016Icon green


District of Colombia (USA): Electronics Stewardship, Rules, 20 DCMR 41, 2016Icon green


Vermont (USA): Environmentally Sound Management of Electronic Waste, Procedure, March 2014Icon green


USA: Hazardous Waste Management and Cathode Ray Tubes, Final Rule, 40 CFR Parts 9, 260, 261, 271, 28 July 2006 Icon green


USA: Plug-In to eCycling, Guidelines for Materials Management, 2004 Icon green
USA: Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices for Use in Accredited Certification Programs for Electronics Recyclers,
Best Practice Document, 2008Icon green
Icon greenArkansas (USA): Disposal of State-owned Computer and Electronic Equipment, Act 970, 2005
Arkansas (USA): Funding for Computer and Electronic Equipment Recycling Program, Senate Bill 948 Enacted, 2007 Icon green
California (USA): Act on Abolition of the California Integrated Waste Management Board, Senate Bill 63 Enacted, 2009 Icon green
California (USA): Cell Phone Recycling Act of 2004, Assembly Bill 2901 Enacted, 2004 Icon green
California (USA): Electronic Waste Recovery and Recycling Implementation, Regulation, 14 CCR Sections 18660.5 - 18660.43, 2006 Icon green
California (USA): Electronic Waste Recycling Act (EWRA), Senate Bill 20 Enacted, 2003 Icon green
California (USA): Electronic Waste Reporting Regulation, 14 CCR section 18660.41, 2004 Icon green
California (USA): List of Chemical Names and Common Names for Hazardous Wastes and Hazardous Materials,
California Code of Regulations, title 22, division 4.5, chapter 11, appendix X, subsection (c) Electronic Wastes, As Amended 2009" Icon green
California (USA): Omnibus Environmental Management Act, Senate Bill 1018 Enacted, 2012 Icon green
California (USA): Recycled Printer Cartridge Act, Public Contract Code (PCC) Sections 12153-12156, 2007 Icon green
California (USA): Universal Waste and Electronic Hazardous Waste Regulations, CCR Title 22 Chapters 10 and 23, 2009 Icon green
Colorado (USA): Electronic Device Disposal Ban, Senate Bill 133 Enacted, 2012 Icon green
Colorado (USA): Waste Product Disposal Restrictions, Final Draft Regulations, 6 CCR 1007-2 Part 1 Section 16, January 2013Icon orange
Connecticut (USA): Electronic Device Recycling, Regulations, June 2010 Icon green
Connecticut (USA): Electronic Waste Law, General Statutes Chapter 446n, As Amended 2008 Icon green
Connecticut (USA): Standards for Universal Waste, Regulations, RCSA Section 22a-449(c)-113, 2002 Icon green
Georgia (USA): Study Committee on Green Information Technology, Senate Resolution 83, 2009 Icon green
Hawaii (USA): Electric Device Recycling Task Force Act, Senate Bill 2822 Enacted, 2012 Icon green
Hawaii (USA): Electronic Waste Recycling Act, Senate Bill 2843 Enacted, As Amended 2009 Icon green
Illinois (USA): Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act, Senate Bill 2313 Enacted, 2008 Icon green
Indiana (USA): Electronic Waste Act, House Bill 1589 Enacted, 2009 Icon green
Indiana (USA): Electronic Waste Management Regulations, 329 IAC 16, 2007 Icon green
Iowa (USA): Cathode Ray Tube Device Recycling Rules, IAC 567 Chapter 122, 2004 Icon green
Kentucky (USA): Electronic Waste Disposal and Recycling, Senate Joint Resolution 76 enacted, 2008 Icon green
Louisiana (USA): Electronic Waste Recycling Resolution, Senate Concurrent Resolution 53, 2005 Icon green
Louisiana (USA): Environmental Task Force, Senate Concurrent Resolution 6 enacted, 2005 Icon green
Louisiana (USA): Establishment of Electronic Recycling and Reuse Task Force, House Concurrent Resolution 262, 2010 Icon green
Louisiana (USA): Request for DEQ to Study Electronic Waste Recycling, Senate Resolution 83, 2012 Icon green
Massachusetts (USA): Proposal on Electronic Waste Producer Responsibility, House Bill 756, 2015Icon orange
Massachusetts (USA): Electronic Waste Producer Responsibility, Senate Bill 404, 2015Icon orange
Massachusetts (USA): Information Technology Producer Responsibility, Senate Bill 452, 2015Icon orange
Maine (USA): Cell Phone Recycling Act, Legislative Document 1717 Enacted, 2007 Icon green
Maine (USA): Electronic Equipment Waste and Producer Responsibility Act, 38 MRSA 1610, As Amended 2009 Icon green
Maine (USA): Reasonable Costs for Handling and Recycling of Electronic Wastes Final Rule of 2005, 06-096 CMR 415, As Amended 2010 Icon green
Maine (USA): Resolve, To Study the Recycling of Cellular Telephones Act, Chapter 144, H.P. 1280, Legislative Document 1840, 2006 Icon green
Maryland (USA): Statewide Computer Recycling Pilot Program Act, House Bill 575 Enacted, 2005 Icon green
Maryland (USA): Statewide Electronics Recycling Program, House Bill 488 Enacted, 2007 Icon green
Michigan (USA): Manufacturer Responsibility for Electronic Waste, Senate Bill 897 Enacted, 2008 Icon green
Minnesota (USA): Electronics Recycling Law, House File 854 Enacted, 2007 Icon green
Mississippi (USA): Act on Study for Recycling of State-Agency Generated Electronic Waste, Senate Bill 2796 Enacted, 2009 Icon green
Missouri (USA): Electronic Waste Recovery, Senate Bill 720 Enacted, RSMo 260.1050 - 260.1101, 2008 Icon green
Missouri (USA): Electronics Scrap Management, Rule, 10 CSR 25-19.010, 2010 Icon green
Missouri (USA): Electronic Waste Recovery Plan Review Process, Draft Guidelines, December 2008Icon orange
Nebraska (USA): Proposal on Electronics Extended Producer Responsibility, Legislative Bill 454, 2013Icon orange
Nevada (USA): Act on Study Concerning Programs for Reuse and Recycling of Electronic Devices, Assembly Bill 426 Enacted, 2009 Icon green
New Hampshire (USA): Commission to Study Electronic Waste Recycling, Act, Chapter 33, 2008 Icon green
New Hampshire (USA): Disposal of Video Display Devices Act, N.H. RSA 149-M:4 XXVIII and -M:27 IV, As Amended 2009 Icon green
New Hampshire (USA): Outreach Campaign on Recycling Materials (including Electronic Waste), House Bill 423 Enacted, 2009 Icon green
New Hampshire (USA): Refuse Reduction Law, N.H. RSA 149-M:27, 1996 Icon green
New Jersey (USA): Electronic Waste Management Act, Assembly Bill 3572 enacted, 2007 Icon green
New Jersey (USA): Electronic Waste Management Rules, N.J.A.C. 7:26A-13, 2012 Icon green
New Mexico (USA): Guidelines for Environmentally Preferable Electronics Procurement and Recycling by State Agencies,
Senate Joint Memorial 11, 2008 Icon green
New Mexico (USA): Memorial Requesting the Secretary of Environment to Study the Problem of Electronic Waste Recycling,
Senate Joint Memorial 9, 2005 Icon green
New York (USA): Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse, Assembly Bill 11308 Enacted, 2010 Icon green
New York (USA): Wireless Telephone Recycling Act, Senate Bill 8182A enacted, Chapter 730, 2006 Icon green
North Carolina (USA): An Act to Prohibit the Disposal of Certain Items in Landfills, G.S. 130A-290, 130A-309.10(f), 130A-309.10,
As Amended 2011 Icon green
North Carolina (USA): Discarded Computer and Television Equipment Management, SB 1492 Enacted, 2007 Icon green
Oklahoma (USA): Computer Equipment Recovery Act, Senate Bill 1631 enacted, 2008 Icon green
Oklahoma (USA): Electronic Waste Recycling Rules, 252:515-39, 2010 Icon green
Oregon (USA): Electronic Product Recycling Law, House Bill 2626 Enacted, 2007 Icon green
Oregon (USA): Electronic Product Recycling, E-Cycles Collection System, Final Standards, December 2009 Icon green
Oregon (USA): Electronic Products Recycling, E-Cycles Registration Fee Determination, Rules, OAR 340-098, June 2012 Icon green
Oregon (USA): Mercury Reduction Act, House Bill 3007 Enacted, 2001 Icon green
Pennsylvania (USA): Covered Device Recycling Act, House Bill 708 Enacted, 2010 Icon green
Rhode Island (USA): Administration and Enforcement of the Electronic Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling Act, Regulations, Icon greenDecember 2013
Rhode Island (USA): Electronic Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling, Senate Bill 2631 Enacted, 2008 Icon green
Rhode Island (USA): Electronic Waste Reuse and Recycling Study and Strategy, House Bill 7789 Enacted, 2006 Icon green
Santa Clara (California, USA): Establishing Minimum Standards for E-waste Recycling, Code of Ordinances, B11-520 to 524, 2011 Icon green
South Carolina (USA): Takeback of Electronic Equipment Act, House Bill 4093 Enacted, 2010 Icon green
Texas (USA): Computer Equipment Recycling Law, Health and Safety Code Sec. 361.951-966, 2007 Icon green
Texas (USA): Computer Equipment Recycling Rules, TAC 328.131-155, 2008 Icon green
Texas (USA): Television Equipment Recycling Act, Senate Bill 329 Enacted, 2011 Icon green
Texas (USA): Television Equipment Recycling Program, Rules, 30 TAC 328J, 2012 Icon green
Utah (USA): Electronic Waste Reporting and Public Education, Senate Bill 184 Enacted, 2011 Icon green
Utah (USA): Recycling of Electronic Waste, Senate Joint Resolution 4, 2009 Icon green
Vermont (USA): Electronic Waste Recycling and Disposal, Senate Bill 77 Enacted, 2010 Icon green
Vermont (USA): Electronic Waste Standard Plan, February 2016Icon green
Virginia (USA): Cathode Ray Tubes and Mercury Thermostat Recycling, Va. Code 10.1-1425.26, as Amended 2010 Icon green
Virginia (USA): Computer Recovery and Recycling Act, House Bill 344 enacted, 2008 Icon green
Washington (USA): Electronic Product Recycling Law, Chapter 70.95N RCW, 2006 Icon green
Washington (USA): Electronic Product Recycling, WMMFA General Operating Plan, 2015 Icon green
Washington (USA): Electronic Product Recycling, WMMFA Standard Plan, November 2013Icon green
Washington (USA): Electronic Products Recycling Program Rule, Chapter 173-900 WAC, 2007 Icon green
Washington (USA): Electronic Products Recycling Program Rule, Chapter 173-900 WAC, 2007 -
Adjustment to Reasonable Cost of Recycling, Final Determination, November 2009 Icon green
West Virginia (USA): Approval of Covered Electronic Devices Takeback Program Rule 33 CSR 11, Senate Bill 273 Enacted, 2010 Icon green
West Virginia (USA): Covered Electronic Devices Takeback Program, Legislative Rule, CSR 33-11, 2010 Icon green
West Virginia (USA): Covered Electronic Devices Recycling, Legislative Rule, CSR 33-12, 2013Icon green
West Virginia (USA): Takeback Program for Electronic Devices, Senate Bill 746 Enacted, 2008 Icon green
Wisconsin (USA): Electronic Waste Recycling Act, Senate Bill 107 Enacted, 2009 Icon green