To avoid contaminating the environment through the inappropriate discarding of electronic devices, state agencies should ascertain whether the electronic devices that require disposal can go into the trash. Alternatively, state agencies could treat all electronic devices they wish to discard as universal waste and recycle them.
Motor Vehicles stated that as of August 1, 2008, it does not allow any electronic equipment to be disposed of in a landfill. It also stated that it donates operable equipment to public schools and equipment in poor condition is disposed of through an approved recycler or an e-waste event that will properly dispose of the electronic equipment. (See 2010-406, p. 98)
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.