Treatment by Generator
Treatment is done to make wastes less hazardous, non-hazardous, or easier/safer to transport. Waste is usually treated at a facility with a dangerous-waste treatment permit. Under certain conditions, generators may treat their own wastes on site without a permit. This is called treatment by generator or TBG.
While each type of treatment may have its own guidelines and limitations, there are some basic conditions for on-site treatment. They include:
These documents provide guidance for specific treatment methods:
Shop Guide for Dangerous Waste Management is an Ecology publication with information on handling many common types of wastes.
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