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Computers, E-Waste, and Product Stewardship: Is California Ready for the Challenge? [PDF]
Abstract: The report examines six policy options which could catalyze creation of a system of extended product responsibility for computers, through feedback mechanisms intended to foster better up-front design for environmental considerations. Economic models proposed could provide seed monies for infrastructure development.
Source: Global Futures Foundation/USEPA: Computers and E-Waste

Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2003: Covered Electronic Waste Payment System (SB 20/SB 50)
Abstract: A Web page summarizing the Electronic Waste Recycling Act in California, providing links to the full text of the bill, information about the electronic waste recycling fee, payments, and qualified entities.
Source: California Integrated Waste Management Board

Abstract: Web site is a partnership among government, manufacturers, retailers, and the environmental community to provide guidance about electronic waste. It includes information about the e-waste recycling fee being collected in California with purchase of new equipment and about being an e-waste collector, recycler, or seller in California.
Source: California Integrated Waste Management Board


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