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Primary State Environmental Agency: Department of Land and Natural Resources

Hawaii E-Waste Laws

  • Name of Law: HB. 2843
  • Legislative Summary: Manufacturers of Covered Electronic Devices (CEDs) sold in the state of Hawaii must register with the Department of Health (DOH) and pay an annual registration fee of $5,000. Manufacturers must register with DOH prior to selling CEDs in Hawaii. Manufacturer recycling plans must be implemented by January 1, 2010. Source: Campaign for Recycling.
  • Applicable to Businesses: Yes
  • Covered Devices: TVs, computer monitors, or anything that has a display greater than 4" or contains a circuit board.

E-Waste Information Pages

  • E-Waste Main Page (Note: No E-Waste page was located for Hawaii. This link is to a general waste page where E-Waste information may be posted in the future.)
Contact Information

More Information

  • The Electronics Takeback Coalition. This site will show you which states have e-waste recycling programs and laws and has links to them all. For real e-waste policy wonks, they also have a great summary of which states collect the most e-waste in pounds per capita.
  • National Electronics Recycling Infrastructure Clearinghouse. The National Electronics Recycling Infrastructure Clearinghouse (NERIC) was begun in early 2006 to conduct research and education on electronics recycling systems.
  • Plug-In To eCycling with US EPA is a partnership between EPA and consumer electronics manufacturers, retailers, and service providers that offers you more opportunities to donate or recycle - to "eCycle" - your used electronics.
  • Donating Old Computers and Electronic Products
  • U.S. EPA CRT Rule (Hazardous Waste Management System; Modification of the Hazardous Waste Program; Cathode Ray Tubes, 40 CFR Parts 9, 260, 261, and 271).
  • Earth911 has an e-waste and recycling section.
  • Universal Waste Regulations
  • Sony Road to Zero. Sony, an EPA Plug-In To eCycling Partner, has teamed up with Waste Management, Inc. to offer their customers the opportunity to recycle their used Sony electronics for free. Other brands of TVs can also be recycled at selected Waste Management locations for a fee. To find a drop-off location, call 877-439-2795 or go to: Trade-in and Recycling Program.
  • National Recycling Coalition. With an easy to navigate hyperlinked map, this page provides links to state recycling resources. Many local communities have special collection/recycling days that are highlighted on their Web sites.

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