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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (Department) has determined that Shaghal Ltd. (Shaghal), AG Neovo Technology Corp. (AG Neovo), Gigabyte Technology (Gigabyte), Evervue USA Inc. (Evervue), AWOW Tech (AWOW), Chuwi Innovation and Technology (Chuwi), and Richwoods Technology, Inc. (Azpen) are currently in violation of the Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA), Act of Nov. 23, 2010, P.L. 1083, No. 108., and are thus not included in the list of registered manufacturers maintained by the Department. The list of registered manufacturers can be accessed here under the “Selling Responsibilities” tab. Due to the failure of Shaghal, AG Neovo, Gigabyte, Evervue, AWOW, Chuwi, and Azpen to be included on the Department’s list of registered manufacturers, the CDRA prohibits the sale of all covered devices manufactured by Shaghal, AG Neovo, Gigabyte, Evervue, AWOW, Chuwi, and Azpen to consumers inside the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact me by email at

Consumer electronic devices have become integrated into nearly every aspect of our daily lives. But rapid advances in technology and short product lives often render our devices obsolete. For example, the average lifespan of a moderately priced laptop computer is three to five years.

Electronic waste (e-waste) can have a negative impact on our environment if not properly disposed. The Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA) requires manufacturers to provide recycling programs for televisions, desktop and laptop computers, and computer monitors and peripherals sold to consumers in Pennsylvania.

For more specific information regarding e-waste, and how you can become a good environmental steward by recycling your unwanted electronic devices, check out the Frequently Asked Questions section below. And you can always access our search toll by clicking the magnifying glass icon in the top right corner of the page.

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