Wisconsin's electronics recycling law was signed by Governor Doyle in October 2009 as Act 50. The law establishes a statewide program, now called the E-Cycle Wisconsin Program, to collect and recycle certain electronic devices. It is based on a product stewardship approach, which assigns primary responsibility for collection and recycling to the manufacturer. The law also bans certain electronics from Wisconsin landfills and incinerators after September 1, 2010.
All Wisconsin residents are affected by a prohibition on disposing of designated electronics in a landfill or incinerator after September 1, 2010. Beginning January 1, 2010, Wisconsin households, K-12 public schools, and Milwaukee Parental Choice Program schools are eligible to recycle certain electronics under E-Cycle Wisconsin.
To find out more information or to find a electronic recycler near you please visit the DNR E-Cycle Wisconsin website.