What Are the Rules?
Creating in-house “green” campaigns is relatively easy. But trying to follow state recycling legislation is a bit more complicated. California, Maine, Maryland and Washington (representing about 50 million residents or 16 percent of the population) were among the first three states with comprehensive recycling initiatives. Failure to follow the legislation can result in fines for the manufacturer and the retailer. Here’s how the states compare in the types of products accepted or covered for recycling:
• All states cover computer monitors and laptop computers with screens over four inches.