Did you know E-Waste Disposal is a Crime in Pennsylvania?


“Hands up! You are under arrest…for e-litter.” This might happen to you if you are living in Pennsylvania. That’s right. So if you are planning on throwing away your old electronic items (replacing with the new ones you got over holidays), think again. Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enforced the ‘Covered Device Recycling Act, 2010’ on January 24th 2013, that effectively bans landfill disposal of electronics appliances. Image Source WHO Does The Law Prohibit? Covered Device Recycling Act, 2010 specifically prohibits ...

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