On April 1, 2009, the first phase of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment ("WEEE") Program Plan came into effect, imposing reporting and fee payment obligations on brand owners or other "stewards". The first phase applies to desktop and laptop computers, peripherals such as mice and keyboards, monitors, televisions and printers. For a summary of the WEEE requirements by Gowlings, please see:  

http://www.gowlings.com/e-form/Announcements/announcement_20090331.en.html.