This letter is to inform you that beginning on January 1, 2010, certain requirements of the State's new electronic waste management program under the "Electronic Waste Management Act" P.L.2007, c.347 as amended by P.L. 2008 c.130 (N.J.S.A. 13:1E-99.94 et seq.) (the Act) go into effect. (Letter to Manufacturers - PDF only)
On or before January 1st of each calendar year, each manufacturer of covered electronic devices sold for delivery in New Jersey on and after December 1st of the previous year must register with the Department and pay an annual registration fee. The annual registration fee for a television manufacturer is $5,000.00. The annual registration fee for a manufacturer of other covered electronic devices is also $5,000.00. A company that manufacturers both televisions and other covered electronic devices must pay an annual registration fee of $10,000.00.
Electronics Manufacturers (either individually or as part of a group) must submit an annual report to the Department by February 1 of the year following a calendar year in which it had a collection obligation. Please note that a television manufacturer's annual report shall include the total number and weight of all new televisions sold in the State in the previous program year.
ANNUAL REPORT FORM
Electronics Manufacturers (either individually or as part of a group) are required to submit Collection Plans each year for the Department’s review and approval. Generally, Collection Plans are required to be submitted by June 1 to describe the Manufacturer’s (or group’s) collection of electronics waste for the following calendar year (Example: 2014 Collection Plans are due June 1, 2013). These Plans are now required to be submitted electronically via NJDEP Online.
Note: If you haven’t already created an NJDEP Online account, configured your NJDEP Online services and added your facilities/companies, please see the NJDEP Online New User Instructions found here (RSP instructions)
REQUIRED CONTENT OF A COLLECTION PLAN
A manufacturer that chooses to submit a collection plan as part of a group shall, at least 20 days prior to the submittal of each group collection plan, participate in the preparation and submission to the Department of a Group Designation Form.
GROUP DESIGNATION FORM
The collection obligation for both manufacturers of televisions and manufacturers of covered electronic devices (other than televisions) is the total weight of televisions and/or covered electronic devices that a manufacturer is responsible to collect, transport and recycle each program year.
COVERED ELECTRONIC DEVICE (other than televisions) MANUFACTURERS