Charles Sawicki, Director of Public
Danielle Curtin, Clerk
Street and Refuse Department
Water and Sewer Department
Wastewater Treatment Plant
NYS Electric Equipment
Recycling and Refuse Act of 2010
NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act of 2010 require manufacturers
to provide free and convenient recycling of electronic waste to most consumers
in the state.
January 1, 2012, with the exception of individual and household consumers, all
other NYS consumers including businesses, private or public corporations, not
for profit corporations and government entities, etc., may not dispose of, pr
place for collection intended for disposal, electronic waste at a sold or
hazardous waste management facility in the state.
January 1, 2015, the individual and household disposal ban became effective. No
entity may dispose of e-waste as trash in New York State.
the State Law, electronics include the following items:
Televisions (including cathode ray
Computer peripherals (i.e. monitors,
keyboards, facsimile machines, documents scanners, and printers; including
cable, cord or wiring incorporated into such product)
Small electronic equipment (VCR’s,
digital video recorders, portable digital music players, DVD’s. digital
converter boxes, cable or satellite receivers, electronic or video game
Small scale servers
can be recycled at the following locations in Rockland County:
1. Participating Retailers
2. Rockland Household
Hazardous Waste Facility
3. ARC Rockland
you have any additional questions please contact NYSDEC at 518-402-8788 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For details on the New York State Law visit www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/65583.html
. . . The App!
Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority has an App for your iPhone or
Android device that helps you keep track of your pickup days (for trash, bulk
pickup and recycling) and provides a “What goes where” database for all your
trash and recyclables. Search Google Play or the App Store for “Recycle Coach”
or click on the link below for more information.