Solid Waste Material Data Sheet

E-Waste - Computers, TVs, etc. 
Category: Hazardous
Activity Type: Recycling
  • Management Issues: CRTs in monitors contain lead and computers and electroncis contain other heavy and precious metals that can be extracted for proper management during a process called "demanufacturing." Materials that are recovered for value are marketed as such and the hazardous wastes are need to be disposed.
  • Handling Tips: Contact any drop off location prior to delivering electronics as acceptance policies may change from time to time.
  • Regulations: The Electronic Waste Management Act requires all original equipment manufacturers to establish and finance a collection, transportation and recycling system for the recovery of computers, laptops, televisions and monitors. It also establishes a disposal ban on these electronic devices beginning on January 1, 2011.
  • Mandated Recycling: If generated in Morris County, this material is required to be separated at the source by the waste generator and ultimately recycled. The material may not be mixed with garbage and additionally, materials mandated to be source separated and recycled cannot be separated from disposables by anyone or any facility but the generator at the site where the recyclables and disposables are generated.  A materials recovery facility may not perform separation of recyclables from disposables on behalf of the waste generator.
  • Special Handling: This material requires special handling other than traditional disposal and recycling facilities.
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Facilities That Manage E-Waste - Computers, TVs, etc.

Pounds Per Unit Conversions

  • Each Pound weighs 1 pounds.
  • Each Ton weighs 2000 pounds.