Dispose of Dangerous Waste
Businesses are responsible for properly managing their waste from the time they first produce it, until it has been disposed or recycled. This is often called “cradle to grave” responsibility.
Businesses have different requirements depending on their generator status.
Small Quantity Generators (SQGs):
Medium and Large Quantity Generators (MQGs/LQGs):
What is Generator Status? will help you determine your generator status.
Treatment by Generator allows generators to treat wastes on site through neutralization, filtration, solidification, separation and distillation, carbon adsorption, or evaporation. This may reduce disposal costs.
Transport and Ship discusses the preparation needed to send waste for off-site disposal.
Hiring a Waste Contractor can help you find a Dangerous Waste Management facility, (TSDR). It explains financial assurance requirements and more. Properly managing your waste is a long term responsibility. Ensure that the facility you select to take your waste will treat, store, dispose of, or recycle it properly.
Recycle Dangerous Waste discusses recycling options that can provide exclusions or reduced requirements from the Dangerous Waste Regulations.
IMEX is the Industrial Materials Exchange, where businesses can offer reusable materials that other businesses might find useful.
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