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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 166 : COLLECTION AND RECYCLING OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 7555)
  • § 7555. Statewide recycling goal

    (a) Statewide recycling goal.

    (1) For the program year of July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012, the statewide recycling goal for electronic waste shall be the product of the U.S. Census Bureau's 2010 population estimate for the State multiplied by 5.5 pounds.

    (2) For the program year of July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013, the statewide recycling goal for electronic waste shall be the product of the U.S. Census Bureau's 2010 population estimate for the State multiplied by 6.0 pounds.

    (3) For the program year of July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014, and annually thereafter, the statewide recycling goal for all electronic waste shall be the product of the base weight multiplied by the goal attainment percentage.

    (b) Base weight. For purposes of this section, "base weight" means the average weight of all electronic waste reported as collected under this chapter during the previous two program years.

    (c) Goal attainment percentage. For purposes of this section, "goal attainment percentage" means, for each type of product:

    (1) 90 percent if the base weight is less than 90 percent of the statewide recycling goal for the previous calendar year;

    (2) 95 percent if the base weight is 90 percent or greater, but not more than 95 percent of the statewide recycling goal for the previous calendar year;

    (3) 100 percent if the base weight is 95 percent or greater, but not more than 105 percent of the statewide recycling goal for the previous calendar year;

    (4) 105 percent if the base weight is 105 percent or greater, but not more than 110 percent of the statewide recycling goal for the previous calendar year; or

    (5) 110 percent if the base weight is 110 percent or greater of the statewide recycling goal. (Added 2009, No. 79 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 19, 2010.)