If Your Business Generates Dangerous Waste
The amount and, to some degree, the kind of waste a business make determines
which rules apply to that business. All businesses that produce dangerous waste
are called "dangerous-waste generators." "Generator status" is the term the
regulations use for the regulatory category that a business fits into.
To determine generator status, see the chart below. Click the link for
guidance on how to follow the applicable regulations for each category.
Amount of Countable Dangerous Waste
|Below 220 Pounds of Dangerous Waste and 2.2 Pounds of Acutely Hazardous Waste
or WT01 Toxic Waste per month
|Between 220 and 2,200 Pounds of Dangerous Waste per month
|More than 2,200 Pounds of Dangerous Waste or 2.2 Pounds of Acutely
Hazardous Waste or WT01 Toxic Waste per month
Identify and Designate Waste will help
you to learn if your company generates dangerous waste, if you do not know.
It also discusses Extremely Hazardous Waste and more.
Count Dangerous Waste
includes measurement methods and describes some would-be wastes, such as
recyclable materials, that are not counted towards dangerous waste totals.
General Requirements for Managing Dangerous
Waste provides guidance for dangerous waste generators.