Effective as of January 1, 2015: No entity may dispose of e-waste (electronics) as trash in New York State.
Please visit these two sites for additional information regarding electronic disposal:
Under the State Law, electronics include:
- Televisions (as well as cathode ray tubes)
- Computer Peripherals [monitors, keyboards, mice or similar pointing devices, facsimile machines, document scanners, printers including any affixed cable, cod or wiring]
- Small Electronic Equipment [VCRs, digital video recorders, portable digital music players, DVD players, converter boxes, cable or satellite receivers, electronic or video game consoles,etc., including any permanently affixed cable, cord or wiring]
- Small Scale Servers
If you have any questions, please contact NYS DEC at (518) 402-8788 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
For details on the NYS law visit www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/65583.html .