ENVIRONMENTAL HANDLING FEES
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An Environmental Handling Fee (EHF) will be
applied to the sale of select electronic products, including
computers, monitors, printers and televisions (Note: The EHF is
subject to HST). Below is a list of products included in the ACES
program and their associated EHF:
DESKTOP COMPUTERS $2.25 EHF
Includes Central Processing Units (CPUs), mice, keyboards, cables
and other components within the computer. This includes desktop
computers, desktop computers acting as servers, and all bundled
keyboards and cabling.
COMPUTER PERIPHERALS $0.60 EHF
Includes both wired and wireless manual input devices such as
keyboards and/or pointing devices such as mice and trackballs.
PORTABLE COMPUTERS $1.20 EHF
Includes portable computers such as notebook, laptop, netbook and
DESKTOP PRINTERS $4.00 EHF
This includes printing devices that are designed to reside on a work
surface, and includes various printing technologies, including Laser
& LED (electrophotographic), ink jet, dot matrix, thermal, dye
sublimation and multifunction devices that may copy, scan, fax, or
print. Standalone desktop scanners and fax machines are also
included in this category.
DISPLAY DEVICES $9.00 $35.00 EHF
Any display device for displaying images from computers and/or
televisions, including professional displays. This includes various
display technologies, such as traditional Cathode Ray Tube (CRT),
flat panel (LCD and plasma) or rear projection.
- 29" and smaller $9.00
- 30" to 45" $19.00
- 46" and bigger $35.00
PERSONAL OR PORTABLE AUDIO/VIDEO
SYSTEMS $0.40 EHF
Includes portable devices primarily for personal use including
docking speakers; portable stereos/tape players/radios; personal CD
players, portable audio recorders/portable tape/radio players;
headphones; MP3 players; solid state voice recorders; digital
cameras and video cameras/camcorders.
VEHICLE AUDIO/VIDEO SYSTEMS
(AFTERMARKET) $2.50 EHF
Includes car stereo amplifiers, equalizers, speakers and in-dash
HOME THEATRE IN A BOX (HTB) SYSTEMS
Includes pre-packaged speaker/amplifier systems for use with any
manner of video or television display to create a home theatre
HOME AUDIO/VIDEO SYSTEMS $2.50 EHF
Includes VCRs and DVD players; mini/mid/full size package systems;
single/multi CD players; clock radios; digital cable equipment;
satellite cable equipment; speakers (home speakers; home theatre
speakers and multi-media speakers), amplifiers, receivers, data
projectors and similar audio/video systems.
NON-CELLULAR TELEPHONES** - $0.85
Includes wire telephones; cordless telephones and telephone