Information for landfill operators and waste haulers on electronic waste

Electronic device recycling requirements

Colorado residents can no longer dispose of household electronics in their trash.
Your requirements under the landfill ban
  • As of July 1, 2013, all landfills, transfer stations and waste haulers are required to post a sign in a conspicuous location stating that waste electronic devices are prohibited from disposal.
  • Landfills must amend their waste characterization plan's waste acceptance procedures to minimize the disposal of waste electronic devices.
  • Identification of materials prohibited from disposal must be included in employee training procedures.
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