Texans Recycle More Than 12 Million Pounds of E-Waste in 2009

Texans recycled 12.4 million pounds of electronics last year, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Texas law requires electronics manufacturers to offer recycling services to their customers free of charge.

Currently, 81 manufacturers representing 116 brands are participating in the recycling program, according to TCEQ.