Electronic Waste Disposal Ban Effective July 1st 2013
Post date: May 25, 2013 3:28:46 AM
Beginning July 1, 2013 , you will no longer be able to dispose of most of
your consumer electronics in your trash. Senate Bill 12-133, known as
the “Electronic Recycling Jobs Act” prohibits the disposal of waste
electronic devices (e-waste) in Colorado as of July 1, 2013.
One may no longer put their obsolete electronics in their household trash.
Electronics that are prohibited are: TV’s, CPU’s, computer monitors,
printers, fax machines, laptops, notebooks, ultra books, net books, electronic
tablets, DVD players, VCR’s, radios, stereos, game consoles and
video display devices .
Please visit : www.colorado.gov/cdphe/ewaste
For information on registered recyclers, recycling events and how to protect
your personal information on computers, or computer systems.