The NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act (Environmental Conservation Law, Article 27, Title 26) requires manufacturers to provide free and convenient recycling of electronic waste to most consumers in the state. Manufacturers are responsible for collecting and recycling covered electronic devices from any individual, business, corporation, limited partnership, not-for-profit corporation, the state, a public corporation, public school, school district, private or parochial school or board of cooperative educational services or governmental entity located in New York State. Covered electronic devices include computers, computer peripherals (printers weighing less than 100 pounds, scanners, fax machines, keyboards, mice, monitor greater than 4 inches diagonally), small electronic equipment (cable or satellite receiver, digital converter box, VCR, DVR, DVD player, electronic or video game console, portable digital music player w/memory capability, projector w/DVD player capability), small scale servers, televisions greater than 4 inches diagonally.
For more information on RLG’s collective electronic waste acceptance program for New York State, click here
For additional state information visit the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation