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WAC 173-900-215

Initial CEP manufacturer registration.

Step 1: Complete the manufacturer registration form.
(1) CEP manufacturers must use the online or paper manufacturer registration form provided by ecology.
(2) A manufacturer must provide all of the following information to ecology:
(a) The name, contact, and billing information of the manufacturer;
(b) The manufacturer's brand names of CEPs, including:
(i) All brand names sold in Washington state in the past, including the years each brand was sold;
(ii) All brand names currently being sold in Washington state, including the year the manufacturer started using the brand name;
(c) All brand names of electronic products for which the registrant assembles but does not have legal ownership of the brand name placed on the product;
(d) When a word or phrase is used as the label, the manufacturer must include that word or phrase and a general description of the ways in which it may appear on the manufacturer's electronic products;
(e) When a logo, mark, or image is used as a label, the manufacturer must include a graphic representation of the logo, mark, or image and a general description of the logo, mark, or image as it appears on the manufacturer's electronic products;
(f) The method or methods of sale used in or into Washington state; and
(g) CEP recycling plan participation information.
Step 2: Submit the manufacturer registration form.
(3) The individual responsible for implementing the manufacturer's requirements under this chapter must sign the form. The signature means the manufacturer has provided accurate and complete information on the form and reviewed their responsibilities under the electronic product recycling program.
(4) The manufacturer must submit the form using one of the three options below:
(a) The online registration form;
(b) The original paper version through the U.S. Postal Service:
Department of Ecology
Electronic Product Recycling
Waste 2 Resources Program
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
(c) The original paper version through a courier:
Department of Ecology
Electronic Product Recycling
Waste 2 Resources Program
300 Desmond Drive
Lacey, WA 98503
Step 3: Pay the administrative fee.
(5) The following manufacturers must pay an annual administrative fee to ecology (see WAC 173-900-280 and ecology's web site for administrative fee schedule):
(a) Existing manufacturers;
(b) New manufacturers.
(6) Starting in 2007, ecology will send out billing statements by November 1 of each year to all registered manufacturers. The billing statement will include the amount of the administrative fee owed by the manufacturer.
(7) New manufacturers must send ecology the required administrative fee so that ecology receives the fee within sixty days of the date on the billing statement.
(8) Existing manufacturers must send ecology the appropriate administrative fee so that ecology receives it no later than January 1 of each calendar year.
(9) The manufacturer must send payment to one of the following addresses:
For U.S. Postal Service:
Department of Ecology
Cashiering Unit
P.O. Box 47611
Olympia, WA 98504-7611
For Courier to:
Department of Ecology
Attn: Cashiering
300 Desmond Drive
Lacey, WA 98503
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.95N.230. WSR 16-06-107 (Order 15-03), § 173-900-215, filed 3/1/16, effective 4/1/16. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.95N, 70.105, and 70.105D RCW. WSR 07-21-013 (Order 07-05), § 173-900-215, filed 10/5/07, effective 11/5/07.]
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