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The Consumer Electronics Recycling Act requires manufacturers who sell or offer for sale covered electronic devices (CEDs) to:

  1. Register by April 1 of preceding year by submitting a registration form and fee to Illinois EPA
  2. Provide an annual e-waste program that transports and recycles residential CEDs that are collected from program collection sites and one-day events
  3. Submit an annual program plan to Illinois EPA by July 1
  4. Submit Manufacturer's Transportation & Recycling Report by March 1 of following year

Devices Covered Under Program

  • Computers and Small-Scale Servers,
  • Computer Monitors,
  • Electronic Keyboards & Mice,
  • Printers, Fax Machines, and Scanners,
  • Televisions,
  • DVD Players, DVD Recorders, and VCRs,
  • Digital Converter Boxes, Cable Receivers, and Satellite Receivers, and
  • Portable Digital Music Players and Video Game Consoles


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