CONCERNING THE DIVERSION OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES FROM LANDFILLS
04/20/2012 Governor Action – Signed
The bill prohibits the disposal of certain consumer electronicdevices in landfills, effective by a date established by the solid andhazardous waste commission. Disposal in landfills located incommunities that are not well-served by electronic device recyclingfacilities may be exempted from the ban. Beginning July 1, 2013, state agencies must arrange for the recycling of such devices with a certifiedrecycler. The department of public health and environment mustcoordinate with existing public and private efforts pertaining to thedevelopment and implementation of a public education programregarding electronic device recycling.