Health & Safety Code Section 361.980
Recycling Leadership Program Collection Report
(a)Not later than January 31 of every other year beginning with the television manufacturer’s second year of registration, a television manufacturer of covered television equipment sold in this state that is participating in a recycling leadership program under Section 361.979 (Manufacturer Recycling Leadership Program) shall, individually or as a member of the recycling leadership program, submit to the commission a collection report regarding the television manufacturer’s collection, reuse, and recycling of covered television equipment.
(b)The collection report must include:
(1)an inventory of covered television equipment collection, reuse, and recycling opportunities that are currently available to consumers through the individual television manufacturer or the recycling leadership program in this state;
(2)documentation of collection opportunities available to consumers in counties with populations of less than 50,000, including an analysis of the number of collection sites available to consumers in those counties compared to the number of opportunities available to consumers in those counties to purchase new covered television equipment;
(3)the amount by weight of the covered television equipment that the individual television manufacturer or the recycling leadership program collected in the two preceding years; and
(4)documentation that the collection, reuse, and recycling of the collected covered television equipment complies with Section 361.990 (Management of Collected Television Equipment).
(c)The inventory of covered television equipment collection, reuse, and recycling opportunities required by Subsection (b)(1) may be submitted in the form of a map noting the location of the opportunities.
(d)The collection report may include a listing of other existing collection and recycling infrastructure for covered television equipment not associated with the recycling leadership program, including electronic recyclers and repair shops, recyclers of other appropriate commodities, reuse organizations, not-for-profit corporations, retailers, and other suitable operations, including local government collection events, if available.
Section 361.980 — Recycling Leadership Program Collection Report,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.361.htm#361.980 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).