Legislative Summary: SB 160 establishes manufacturers' responsibilities for television recycling including implementing a recycling program and paying registration fee to Department for Environmental Protection; prohibit the sale of unbranded televisions in the Commonwealth; prescribes penalties; require the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet to establish a working group to study nonconsumer electronic scrap recycling and the effects of a landfill ban on electronic scrap in the Commonwealth. Campaign for Recycling.
Applicable to Businesses: Uncertain
E-Waste Information Pages
E-Waste Main Page
(Note: No E-Waste page was located for Kentucky. This link is to a general waste page where E-Waste information may be posted in the future.)
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.
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.
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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