Electronics as Dangerous Waste
Some kinds of electronic wastes may designate as dangerous waste. In order to facilitate recycling, however, many types of electronics can be excluded from the regulations when they are properly handled. However, any electronics that designate as dangerous waste that are not recycled remain subject to full regulation and Ecology enforcement under the Dangerous Waste Regulations.
E-waste Not Cathode Ray Tubes
Any electronic waste that designates as dangerous waste, other than Cathode Ray Tubes, like many monitors and televisions (see below), can be managed under the interim enforcement policy.
Electronic waste (other than CRTs managed under the conditional exclusion) that is generated, transported, collected, accumulated, dismantled, and recycled:
Personal computer equipment such as central processing units, printers, and keyboards that designate as dangerous waste may be managed as described above. Recycling of associated materials that do not designate as dangerous waste is highly encouraged.
Cathode Ray Tubes are Conditionally Excluded
Cathode Ray Tubes or CRTs are usually managed under a conditional exclusion. They contain a large amount of lead, as well as other heavy metals. In order to encourage recycling of these screens and monitors, special rules conditionally exclude these wastes from dangerous waste management
Handle Cathode Ray Tubes Properly
Store CRTs safely inside. Each container in which a CRT is contained must be labeled or marked clearly with one of the following phrases:
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