“[…] the price paid for the item is significantly lower than would be expected for working equipment intended for re-use. [US Comment: this is another criterion used in the United States]”
From p. 9 of response by United States to Basel Secretariat. 2010. ‘Draft Technical Guidelines on Transboundary Movement of E-Waste, in Particular Regarding the Distinction between Waste and Non-Waste (Version 22 September 2010)’. http://www.basel.int/Implementation/Ewaste/TechnicalGuidelines/DevelopmentofTGs/tabid/2377/Default.aspx.