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Hazardous Waste & Toxics Reduction

Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program

MANAGE DANGEROUS WASTE

Labels | Containers | Storage and Accumulation | Disposal | Recordkeeping | Transport and Ship  | Spills | Identify and Designate Waste | DW Inspections | DW Designation Tool | Hazardous Waste Services Directory | Which Rules Apply? (Generator Status) | Manage by Business Type | More

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

RCRA Site ID# | TurboWaste.Net | Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know (EPCRA) | HW Facility Search | More

POLLUTION PREVENTION

Pollution Prevention Planning | Pollution Prevention by Business Type | P2 Success Stories | Resources for Schools and Labs | Toxic Metals Prevention Project | Green Chemistry | Lean and Green | Local Source ControlMore

DANGEROUS MATERIALS

Asbestos | Batteries | Cleaners | Construction/Demolition | Electronics | Fertilizers | Lead | Lights and Lamps | Mercury | Oil/Petroleum | Paints and Coatings | Pharmaceuticals | More

DANGEROUS WASTE FEES

Hazardous Waste Generation Fee | Pollution Prevention Planning Fee | More

HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS IN YOUR COMMUNITY

Toxic Free Tips | Sustainability | Report Environmental Incidents | Mercury  | Local Emergency Planning Committees | Toxics in Packaging | Flood Information | More

LAWS & RULES

Dangerous Waste and Pollution Prevention Laws | Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Rules | Better Brakes | Dangerous Waste Rule Making | More

BEYOND WASTE

Why Beyond Waste | About the Plan | How to & Examples | Progress Report | State Solid And Harzardous Waste Plan Update | More

PERMITS & CORRECTIVE ACTION

Public Information | Dangerous Waste Permits | Contained-In Determinations | Boeing Fabrication Auburn Site | More

ABOUT HAZARDOUS WASTE & TOXICS REDUCTION

HWTR Program Plan | Shoptalk Online | Contacts | More

 

Technical assistance

SPOTLIGHT


Labels key to worker safety in new video What’s in There?: Labeling Dangerous Waste Containers is our latest training video. It explains required labels and shows common problems and their solutions.

P2 Success:
IDEX Health and Science
IDEX, an Oak Harbor company, goes from large to small quantity generator and saves thousands annually.

See trends from the most recent Toxics Release Inventory results. TRI provides key information about toxic releases to air, land, and water in our communities.


Featured Publication

Treatment by Generator (96-412, Rev. 2/2014) How do you reduce the amount of dangerous waste you have to dispose? By treating it on-site. This newly-revised Focus sheet explains the allowed types of treatment. ;

Chemical Test Methods (Publication #97-407) draft revisions: Ecology guidance on persistent waste test methods is being revised and is now available for review and comment.

 

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