MCL - Section 324.17311

NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994


324.17311 Video display device takeback program.

Sec. 17311.

    (1) Beginning April 1, 2010, each manufacturer of covered video display devices shall implement a video display device takeback program that meets all of the following criteria:
    (a) A manufacturer or the manufacturer's designee accepts from a consumer any covered video display device that has reached the end of its useful life for the consumer, regardless of the type or brand of covered video display device.
    (b) A consumer is not required to pay a separate fee when the consumer returns a covered video display device through the takeback program of any manufacturer of any covered video display device.
    (c) The requirements of section 17309(1)(c), as applied to covered video display devices.
    (d) The manufacturer provides a consumer information on how and where to return a covered video display device, including, but not limited to, collection, recycling, and reuse information on the manufacturer's publicly available website. The manufacturer may also include collection, recycling, and reuse information in the packaging for or in other materials that accompany the manufacturer's covered video display devices when the covered video display devices are sold or provide that information via a toll-free telephone number.
    (e) The manufacturer recycles or arranges for the recycling of any covered video display device collected under subdivision (a). As a nonbinding target, each manufacturer required to conduct a video display device takeback program should annually recycle 60% of the total weight of covered video display devices sold by the manufacturer in this state during the prior state fiscal year. Sales data under this subdivision are exempt from disclosure under the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.231 to 15.246, and shall not be disclosed by the department unless required by court order.
    (2) A manufacturer's video display device takeback program is not required to accept more than 7 covered video display devices from a single consumer on a single day.
    (3) A manufacturer may conduct a video display device takeback program alone or in conjunction with other manufacturers. A manufacturer may arrange for the collection and recycling of covered video display devices by another person to fulfill the manufacturer's obligations under this section.


History: Add. 2008, Act 394, Imd. Eff. Dec. 29, 2008
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA