Legislative Summary: Established a manufacturer financed system for the collection, recycling, and reuse program for covered products in Rhode Island. Manufacturers will be able to either create their own collection system or pay into the state Resource Recovery Corporations e-waste recycling program, which will be expanded. Source: Californians Against Waste.
Applicable to Businesses: No
Covered Devices: TVs, monitors, personal computers, laptops.
E-Waste Information Pages
E-Waste Main Page
(Note: No E-Waste page was located for Rhode Island. This link is to a general waste page where E-Waste information may be posted in the future.)
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 your used electronics.
The Electronics Takeback Coalition. This site will show you which states have e-waste recycling programs and laws and has links to them all. Included in the site is a great summary of which states collect the most e-waste in pounds per capita.
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.
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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