Jul 29 - CalRecycle Approves Reducing Consumer Fees on Electronics

The Director of CalRecycle has approved the proposal to reduce the covered electronic waste recycling fee charged on the sale of new covered electronic devices.

Currently, the fees are on covered electronic devices, such as TV, laptops, and DVD players.

• $8 <15 in. screen
• $16 for 15 <35 inch screen.
• $25 for >35 in screen.

Based on the projected recycling trends and payment obligations, CalRecycle will likely revert the fee back to the original level of $6, $8, and $10. The new fee levels will take effect on January 1, 2011.

View the Notice.

Learn more about CA's E-waste Law.