How To Best Dispose of Avocor Equipment
Help keep these items out of landfills, dumps and other unauthorized abandonment sites by participating in a responsible electronic recycling program in your local area. Some materials used in the composition of our electronics are recyclable and reusable.
Please note that not all states have recycling regulations or laws in place. For general information on how to recycle your Avocor products please visit one of these resources and see if recycling is available in your state.
Manufacturers and retailers offer several options to donate or recycle electronics. You can search for options on the following organizations' websites:
Disclaimer: These sites are listed for informational purposes only. Avocor does not endorse any of these entities nor their services.
Electronic recycling requisitions enacted by states
To learn more about electronic recycling, please visit http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Electronics/
For information on where Connecticut residents can go to recycle used electronic devices, please visit http://www.ct.gov/dep/ewastedropoff or call this toll-free telephone number: 1-888-424-4193.
For more information please visit http://health.hawaii.gov/ewaste/
To learn more about drop off and collection services, please visit http://epadata.epa.state.il.us/land/eWaste/collection-sites.asp
Indiana e-waste program sets up a system to collect and recycle discarded electronics from Indiana households, small businesses, and K-12 public and charter schools. To learn more about the program, please visit http://www.in.gov/idem/recycle/2440.htm
Maine made it illegal to dispose of televisions and computer monitors and established a comprehensive electronics recycling system that ensures the safe and environmentally sound handling, recycling and disposal of electronic products and components. To learn more about the details of the Maine e-waste recycling program, please visit http://www.maine.gov/dep/waste/hazardouswaste/documents/uwmunicipalmaster.pdf
Maryland passed an electronics recycling law requiring manufacturers to establish a state-wide take back program for the covered electronic products of Maryland residents. For more details on the program please visit https://mde.maryland.gov/programs/land/recyclingandoperationsprogram/pages/ecycling.aspx
Michigan passed its electronics recycling law requiring that manufacturers establish a state-wide take-back program of their covered electronic products. For more details on these programs. Please visit: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/deq-whmd-stsw-eWaste_173_FAQ_292385_7.pdf
Minnesota passed the Electronics Recycling Act, targeting the collection and recycling of "video display devices" sold to households/consumers, including "televisions," "computer monitors," and other select devices. To learn more about electronic recycling in Minnesota, please visit https://www.pca.state.mn.us/quick-links/minnesota-electronics-recycling-act
Missouri passed the “Manufacturer Responsibility and Consumer Convenience Equipment Collection and Recovery Act,” to properly manage certain end-of-life electronics that may be classified as hazardous waste under Missouri law. For more information on electronic waste recycling, please visit http://dnr.mo.gov/ecyclemo/index.html
New Jersey passed the Electronic Waste Management Act requiring all original equipment manufacturers to establish and finance a collection, transportation and recycling system for the recovery of certain electronic devices. For more details on electronic recycling in New Jersey, please visit the following website: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/dshw/ewaste/index.html
New York passed the Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act requiring manufacturers that sell covered electronics in New York State to provide a convenient system for collecting, handling, and recycling or reusing electronic waste. For more information on NY recycling laws, please visit: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/65583.html
North Carolina passed a law that established the "Discarded Computer Equipment and Television Management Program" which establishes an electronics recycling program for the State of North Carolina. For more information on how to recycle electronic devices in North Carolina, please visit: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/wm/sw/electronics/consumer-information
Oklahoma passed the Computer Equipment Recovery Act which establishes convenient and environmentally sound collection, recycling and reuse options of used electronics. For more details on recycling options in Oklahoma, please visit: http://www.deq.state.ok.us/lpdnew/ewasteindex.html#resources
Oregon enacted its Electronics Recycling Law which requires manufacturers of desktop computers, portable computers, monitors and televisions whose products are sold in the state to participate in a recycling program. For more information on electronic waste recycling in Oregon, please visit: http://www.deq.state.or.us/lq/ecycle/index.htm
Pennsylvania passed the Covered Device Recycling Act which manufacturers of computers, monitors, computer peripherals and televisions to provide recycling services to Pennsylvania residents. For more information, please visit: http://www.dep.pa.gov/Business/Land/Waste/Recycling/Electronics/Pages/Consumer-Information.aspx#.VpP-oKEo671
Rhode Island passed a comprehensive electronic waste recycling law requiring that manufacturers of electronic products to finance their own recycle program or participate in a state-run recycle program in order to recycle certain electronic products at the end of the product's useful life. To learn more about recycling in Rhode Island, please visit http://www.dem.ri.gov/ewaste/index.htm#recycle
South Carolina passed the Manufacturer Responsibility and Consumer Convenience Information Technology Equipment Collection and Recovery Act, which established a program for the recovery of used electronics. For more information on recycling electronic equipment in South Carolina, please visit: http://www.scdhec.gov/HomeAndEnvironment/Recycling/Electronics//
For information regarding the legal disposition and recycling of covered computer equipment (TVs), please visit http://www.TexasRecyclesComputers.org TX – continued: In 2012 Texas adopted a law establishing the Texas Recycles TVs Program for the collection and recycling of television equipment. For information regarding the legal disposition and recycling of covered television equipment (TVs), please visit http://www.TexasRecyclesTVs.org
Vermont passed an electronic waste law that regulates the disposal of certain electronic devices and provides for free and convenient collection of computers, monitors, printers, computer peripherals and televisions. For more information on how to recycle your electronic devices, please visit: http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/e-waste/
Virginia passed a law requiring manufacturers of computer equipment to provide a collection system for consumers to return computer equipment for recycling and reuse free of charge. To learn more about the collection system, please visit: http://electronicrecyclingofvirginia.com/
Washington State adopted a law that requires manufacturers to provide electronic product recycling services at no cost to households, small businesses, charities, school districts, and small governments. For more information on how to recycle your electronic devices, please visit: http://www.ecyclewashington.org
West Virginia passed a law banning certain electronics from West Virginia landfills, including televisions, computers or video display devices with a screen that is greater than four inches measured diagonally. For information on electronic recycling services in the state, please visit: https://www.state.wv.us/swmb/ewaste/e-Cycle_WV.html
Wisconsin passed a law that bans many consumer electronics from Wisconsin landfills and incinerators and requires consumers to recycle their used electronics. E-Cycle Wisconsin is a statewide, manufacturer-funded program that recycles certain electronics used in homes and schools. To learn more about where and how you can recycle your electronics, please visit: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Ecycle/wisconsin.html