Frequent Questions

Is it true that the CA office of toxins did a test of electronics and found enough lead in them to qualify as a hazardous waste?

There are many different kinds of electronic materials and they are highly varied in their components and constituents.  It is not possible to make general statements about the regulatory classification of such a large and diverse universe of materials.  Persons wishing to know how they should manage a particular electronic material should contact their state agency at: 
http://www.epa.gov/osw/wyl/stateprograms.htm

More information on e-waste can be found at: 
http://www.epa.gov/osw/partnerships/plugin/index.htm  http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/materials/ecycling/index.htm

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