New York regulators have come up with a number of recommendations to improve the state’s e-scrap recycling program, according to a report recently delivered to the state’s governor.
Regulators in a Midwest state say the fundamental elements of its producer responsibility law remain sound, but industry-wide challenges are straining the program. In an annual report, Wisconsin state officials quantify these challenges and offer some potential fixes.
Manufacturers say proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s e-scrap program would make it the worst in the country from an OEM perspective. Proponents, however, note the bill fixes dire problems that have led to rampant CRT dumping statewide.
Rhode Island’s e-scrap law received some updates this month, requiring certain manufacturers to join the state-run collection program while allowing more flexibility for OEMs running independent plans.