Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 24.10
Electronic Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-24.10-5

§ 23-24.10-5. Disposal ban.

(1) After January 31, 2009, no person shall dispose of any of the covered electronic products in a manner other than by recycling or disposal as hazardous waste.

(2) This ban on disposal shall apply to whole units of covered electronic products, as well as to the constituent subunits and materials from which the units are made.

(3) No solid waste landfill or transfer station regulated pursuant to chapter 23-18.9 shall accept any covered electronic products for the purposes of disposal after January 31, 2009. All solid waste landfills and transfer stations regulated pursuant to chapter 23-18.9 shall establish procedures to promote segregation of covered electronic products from the waste stream, shall document those procedures in the facility operating plan, and shall implement those procedures as part of the operation of the facility.

History of Section.
P.L. 2006, ch. 365, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 447, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 187, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 475, § 68.