ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING
As of January 24, 2013, by law Weaver’s Sanitation is not allowed to collect your electronic waste at the curb or in your trash.
What is E-Waste?
E-waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their “useful life.” Computers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are common electronic products. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled.
Disposal Ban – The Covered Devices Recycling Act
Since January 24, 2013, landfills and other solid waste disposal facilities in Pennsylvania will no longer be allowed to accept covered devices or their components. The CDRA requires that these devices be recycled from that point forward. This act prohibits residents and businesses from placing their electronic waste at the curb or in their trash.
Covered Devices Include:
|• Desktop computers||• Cameras/Camcorders|
|• Laptops||• CD/DVDs and cases|
|• TVs (CRT & Flat Screen)||• GPS/Navigation systems|
|• Printers||• iPods|
|• Monitors (CRT & Flat Panel)||• MP3 players|
|• DVD/DVR/VCR Players||• Remote controls|
|• Fax machines||• Computer peripherals|
|• Scanners||• Gaming peripherals|
|• Gaming consoles||• Keyboards, mice, wire|
|• Audio equipment||• E-readers that browse the internet|
|• Telephones||• Misc electronics|
|• Cell phones|