Environmental Conservation Law Section 27-2617
1.Beginning March first, two thousand twelve, for the period of April first, two thousand eleven through December thirty-first, two thousand eleven and each calendar year thereafter, a manufacturer that offers covered electronic equipment for sale in this state shall submit a report to the department on a form prescribed by the department that includes the following:
(a)sales data reported by weight for the manufacturer’s covered electronic equipment sold in this state for the previous three calendar years, categorized by type to the extent known. If the manufacturer cannot provide accurate state sales data, it must explain why such data cannot be provided, and estimate state sales data by (i) dividing its national sales data by weight by the national population according to the most recent census and multiplying the result by the population of the state, or
(ii)another method approved by the department;
(b)the quantity, by weight, of electronic waste collected for recycling or reuse in this state, categorized by the type of covered electronic equipment collected during the reporting period, the methods used to accept the electronic waste, and the approximate weight of electronic waste accepted by each method used to the extent known;
(c)all quantities of electronic waste reported by the manufacturer must separately include electronic waste generated by New York state consumers and electronic waste received from or shipped outside the state:
(i)the quantity, by weight, of electronic waste received directly from consumers in the state through a mail back program;
(ii)the name and address of each electronic waste collection site, electronic waste consolidation facility, and electronic waste recycling facility at which electronic waste from consumers was received on behalf of the manufacturer during the reporting period, along with the quantity, by weight, of electronic waste received; and
(iii)the name and address of each person to whom the manufacturer sent electronic waste or component materials during the reporting period, along with the quantity, by weight, of electronic waste or component materials thereof sent to each such person;
(d)the number of electronic waste acceptance credits purchased, sold, banked and traded during the reporting period, the number of electronic waste acceptance credits used to meet the requirements of § 27-2603 (Manufacturer collection)section 27-2603 of this title, and from whom they were purchased and to whom they were sold or traded, and the number of electronic waste acceptance credits retained as of the date of the report;
(e)the amount of any recycling surcharge owed for the reporting period, with sufficient information to demonstrate the basis for the calculation of the surcharge;
(f)the names and locations of electronic waste recycling facilities utilized by the manufacturer and entities to which electronic waste is sent for reuse, whether in the state or outside the state, including details on the methods of recycling or reuse of electronic waste, any disassembly or physical recovery operation used, and the environmental management measures implemented by such recycling facility or entity;
(g)information detailing the acceptance methods made available to consumers in municipalities which have a population of greater than ten thousand and in each county of the state to meet the requirements of paragraph (a) of subdivision five of § 27-2605 (Manufacturer electronic waste registration and responsibilities)section 27-2605 of this title;
(h)a brief description of its public education program including the number of visits to the internet website and calls to the toll-free telephone number provided by the manufacturer as required by § 27-2605 (Manufacturer electronic waste registration and responsibilities)section 27-2605 of this title;
(i)any other information as required by the department; and
(j)a signature by an officer, director, or other individual affirming the accuracy of the report.
2.The department may require annual reports to be filed electronically.
3.The report shall be accompanied by an annual reporting fee of three thousand dollars, and any recycling surcharge due pursuant to § 27-2603 (Manufacturer collection)section 27-2603 of this title.
4.The department shall submit a report on implementation of the title in this state to the governor and legislature by April first, two thousand twelve and every two years thereafter. The report must include, at a minimum, an evaluation of:
(a)the electronic waste stream in the state;
(b)recycling and reuse rates in the state for covered electronic equipment;
(c)a discussion of compliance and enforcement related to the requirements of this title;
(d)recommendations for any changes to this title; and
(e)a discussion of opportunities for business development in the state related to the acceptance, collection, handling and recycling or reuse of electronic equipment in this state.
Section 27-2617 — Reporting requirements,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/ENV/27-2617 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Sep. 23, 2023).