The State Environment Committee tracks, analyzes and advocates CompTIA’s position on environmental legislation and regulations in each of the 50 states. The Committee's ultimate mission is to develop and implement CompTIA's state-level policy related to the environment, by maintaining a balance between the need for environmentally friendly rules and over-broad regulation.
The majority of the Committee's work involves taking positions on specific bills and regulations, which help guide CompTIA's State Government Affairs team of lobbyists who advocate on behalf of our membership in state capitols throughout the country. Key issues the Committee include electronic waste, green chemistry, substance restrictions, extended producer responsibility, energy efficiency, and other environmental issues impacting the technology industry.
Environment State Government Affairs Events
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| Sep 09, 2016
On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, voters in the United States will cast ballots in the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election. The following week, CompTIA’s state government affairs (SGA) team will head to Nashville, Tennessee, for its 2016 National State Government Affairs Meeting. This year, we’re happy to announce Jason Boxt and Tim Storey are joining us and will lead a discussion on the 2016 election results.
| Feb 11, 2016
| Jul 29, 2015
Across the nation, many states have rules and standards around electronic waste (e-waste) recycling and collection. While the standards vary from state to state, several connect collection requirements with the amount of electronics sold within that state by weight.
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