(415 ILCS 151/1-25)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2026)
Manufacturer e-waste program plans.
(a) By September 1, 2018 for program year 2019, and by July 1 of each year thereafter, each manufacturer shall, individually or through a manufacturer clearinghouse, submit to the Agency a manufacturer e-waste program plan, which includes, at a minimum, the following:
(1) the contact information for the individual who
will serve as the point of contact for the manufacturer e-waste program;
(2) the identity of each county that has elected to
participate in the manufacturer e-waste program during the program year;
(3) for each county, the location of each program
collection site and one-day collection event included in the manufacturer e-waste program for the program year;
(4) the collector operating each program collection
site and one-day collection event included in the manufacturer e-waste program for the program year;
(5) the recyclers that manufacturers plan to use
during the program year to transport and subsequently recycle residential CEDs under the program, with the updated list of recyclers to be provided to the Agency no later than December 1 preceding each program year;
(6) an explanation of any deviation by the program
from the standard program collection site distribution set forth in subsection (a) of Section 1-15 of this Act for the program year, along with copies of all written agreements made pursuant to paragraphs (1) or (2) of subsection (b) of Section 1-15 for the program year; and
(7) if a group of 2 or more manufacturers are
participating in a manufacturer clearinghouse, certification that the methodology used for allocating responsibility for the transportation and recycling of residential CEDs by manufacturers participating in the manufacturer clearinghouse for the program year will be in compliance with the allocation methodology established under Section 1-84.5 of this Act.
(b) Within 60 days after receiving a manufacturer e-waste program plan, the Agency shall review the plan and approve the plan or disapprove the plan.
(1) If the Agency determines that the program
collection sites and one-day collection events specified in the plan will satisfy the convenience standard set forth in Section 1-15 of this Act, then the Agency shall approve the manufacturer e-waste program plan and provide written notification of the approval to the individual who serves as the point of contact for the manufacturer. The Agency shall make the approved plan available on the Agency's website.
(2) If the Agency determines the plan will not
satisfy the convenience standard set forth in Section 1-15 of this Act, then the Agency shall disapprove the manufacturer e-waste program plan and provide written notification of the disapproval and the reasons for the disapproval to the individual who serves as the point of contact for the manufacturer. Within 30 days after the date of disapproval, the manufacturer shall submit a revised manufacturer e-waste program plan that addresses the deficiencies noted in the Agency's disapproval.
(c) Manufacturers shall assume financial responsibility for carrying out their e-waste program plans, including, but not limited to, financial responsibility for providing the packaging materials necessary to prepare shipments of collected residential CEDs in compliance with subsection (e) of Section 1-45, as well as financial responsibility for bulk transportation and recycling of collected residential CEDs.
(Source: P.A. 100-362, eff. 8-25-17; 100-433, eff. 8-25-17; 100-592, eff. 6-22-18; 100-1165, eff. 6-1-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)