HERE IS A 3 POINT PLAN TO FIND A REPUTABLE RECYCLER:
Is the recycler certified by the Department of Environmental Protection?
Is the recycler certified to one of the two EPA recognized standards (R2 Responsible Recycling or E-Steward)
Does the recycler have general liability, cyber liability, pollution liability and employee/crime liability insurance?
COSTS OF NON-COMPLIANCE:
In 2018 Your company could be listed
In 2017 Big Lots paid over $3.5 million for illegal disposal of hazardous material including batteries and electronics
In 2015 Comcast fined $26 million for illegally dumping e-waste
In 2014 AT&T fined $52 million for illegally dumping e-waste
In 2013 Affinity Health Plan, Inc. settles potential violation of HIPAA rule for$1.2 Million for copiers containing Patient Health Information.