N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 27-2615
Department responsibilities


The department is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement and administer this title. At a minimum, the department shall promulgate rules and regulations on: standards for reuse; electronic waste acceptance credits; waivers of the recycling surcharge; and acceptable alternative methods for the determination of state sales data.


The department shall (a) maintain a list of manufacturers who are registered pursuant to § 27-2605 (Manufacturer electronic waste registration and responsibilities)section 27-2605 of this title, (b) maintain a list of each such manufacturer’s brands, and


post such lists on the department’s website.


The department may waive the recycling surcharge payable by a manufacturer under this title when the manufacturer demonstrates in an application to the department it was unable to accept the weight of electronic waste required by § 27-2603 (Manufacturer collection)section 27-2603 of this title despite the manufacturer’s best efforts. The application shall be made with the annual report required by § 27-2617 (Reporting requirements)section 27-2617 of this title. The application shall include such information as the department requires. A waiver provided pursuant to this subdivision shall not relieve a manufacturer from the obligation to comply with the provisions of this title not specifically addressed in such waiver.

Source: Section 27-2615 — Department responsibilities, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/27-2615 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Sep. 23, 2023).

Sep. 23, 2023

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Sep. 22, 2014

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