Last Update: 3/1/16

Chapter 173-900 WAC

ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS RECYCLING PROGRAM

WAC Sections

PART I
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Purpose.
Applicability.
Definitions.
PART II
MANUFACTURER REQUIREMENTS
Manufacturers who must register and participate in a CEP recycling plan.
Manufacturer's brands of CEPs that can be offered for sale or sold in or into Washington state.
Required brand labeling for manufacturers.
Initial CEP manufacturer registration.
How manufacturers know if they are registered.
Annual manufacturer registration.
Updates to manufacturer registration.
Ecology determination of manufacturer compliance.
Manufacturer violations.
Warnings and penalties for manufacturer violations.
Corrective actions for manufacturer violations.
Administrative fee.
Successor duties.
PART III
THE AUTHORITY, AUTHORIZED PARTIES, AND COVERED ELECTRONIC PRODUCT (CEP) RECYCLING PLANS
Covered electronic product (CEP) recycling plans.
The standard plan.
An independent plan.
CEP recycling plan content.
CEP recycling plan submittal, approval, and implementation.
Implementation of the CEP recycling plan.
Updates and revisions to CEP recycling plans.
CEP recycling plan review fee.
Changing CEP recycling plan participation.
CEP recycling plan compliance.
Collection services.
Dissolving an independent plan.
Annual compliance audit reports for direct processors.
Authority or authorized party violations.
Authority and authorized party violation notice and penalties.
Corrective actions for authority or authorized party.
PART IV
COLLECTORS FOR CEP RECYCLING PLANS
What collectors need to know to collect CEPs for a CEP recycling plan.
Initial registration as a CEP collector.
How collectors know if their registration is approved.
Annual renewal of collector registration.
Updates to collector registration.
Performance standards for collectors.
Ecology determination of collector compliance.
Collector violations.
Warnings and penalties for collector violations.
Corrective action for collector violations.
PART V
TRANSPORTERS FOR CEP RECYCLING PLANS
What transporters need to know to collect CEPs for a CEP recycling plan.
Initial registration as a CEP transporter.
How transporters know if their registration is approved.
Annual renewal of transporter registration.
Updates to transporter registration.
Performance standards for transporters.
Ecology determination of transporter compliance.
Transporter violations.
Warnings and penalties for transporters.
Corrective actions for transporter violations.
PART VI
DIRECT PROCESSOR REQUIREMENTS
What direct processors need to know to process CEPs for a CEP recycling plan.
Initial registration for direct processors.
How direct processors know if their registration is approved.
Annual renewal of direct processor registration.
Updates to direct processor registration.
Performance standards for direct processors.
PART VII
RETAILER REQUIREMENTS
Retailer—Offering for sale or selling CEPs in or into Washington state.
CEP required brand labeling.
Ecology determination of compliance for retailers.
Retailer violations.
Warning, penalties, and corrective action for all retailer violations.
Corrective action for all retailer violations.
PART VIII
REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
CEP recycling plan annual reports.
Local government and community satisfaction reports.
Nonprofit charitable organization collection reports.
PART IX
CALCULATING MARKET SHARE AND EQUIVALENT SHARE
Calculation of market shares.
Calculating the total equivalent share.
Equivalent share credits.
Notification of equivalent share.
Share payments.
Collecting and paying share payments.
PART X
PUBLIC OUTREACH
Public outreach.
PART XI
THE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE AUTHORITY
(THE AUTHORITY)
Ecology's relationship to the authority.
Appointing the board of the authority.
Board reimbursement for use of ecology support staff.
The standard plan's assessment of charges and apportionment of costs.
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