(a) General rule.--Covered devices collected through any program in this Commonwealth, whether by a manufacturer,
retailer, for-profit or not-for-profit corporation or unit of government, shall be
recycled in a manner that is in compliance with all applicable Federal, State and
local laws, regulations and ordinances and may not be exported for disposal in a manner
that poses a significant risk to the public health or the environment.
(b) Performance requirements.--
(1) All entities shall, at a minimum, demonstrate to the satisfaction of the department
that the facility to be used to recycle covered devices has achieved and maintained
third-party accredited certification from:
(i) the Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices Standard;
(ii) the e-Stewards standard; or
(iii) an internationally accredited third-party environmental management standard
for the safe and responsible handling of covered devices.
(2) All entities shall provide information about their certification and its standing
to the department along with any other requirements regarding this subsection that
may be mandated by Federal or State law. The department shall make this information available on its Internet website.
(c) Department to maintain Internet website.--The department shall maintain an Internet website that includes a list of entities
and organizations that the department has determined have met the performance requirements.
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