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Annual Reporting Management Method Codes

Management Method codes describe the type of hazardous waste management system used to treat or dispose a hazardous waste. Review the groups and pick the appropriate code.

Management Method Description

Code

Comparison
to previous 2012
codes

Reclamation and recovery.

Metals recovery:  Including retorting, smelting, chemical, etc.  Recycling credit allowed.

H010

(No change)

Solvents recovery:  Distillation, extraction, etc.  Recycling credit allowed.

H020

(No change)

Other recovery or reclamation for reuse including acid regeneration, organics recovery, etc.:  Specify in comments.  Recycling credit allowed.

H039

(No change)

Energy recovery at this site - used as fuel:  Includes on-site fuel blending before energy recovery; report only this code.

H050

(No change)

Fuel blending prior to energy recovery at another site:  Waste generated either on site or received from off site.

H061

(No change)

Destruction or treatment prior to disposal at another site.

Incineration - thermal destruction other than use as a fuel:  Includes any preparation prior to burning.

H040

(No change)

NEW!!
Chemical treatment (reduction/destruction/ oxidation/precipitation):
Do not include immediate treatment in an exempt wastewater treatment unit with discharge to a NPDES-POTW (unless required by state)

H070

Includes previous H071, H073, H075, H076, and H077

Chemical reduction with or without precipitation:  Includes any preparation or final processes for consolidation of residuals.

H071

Obsolete - now H070

Cyanide destruction with or without precipitation:  Includes any preparation or final processes for consolidations of residuals.

H073

Obsolete - now H070

Chemical oxidation:  Includes any preparation or final processes for consolidation of residuals.

H075

Obsolete - now H070

Wet air oxidation:  Includes any preparation or final processes for consolidation of residuals.

H076

Obsolete - now H070

Other chemical precipitation with or without pre-treatment:  Includes processes for consolidation of residuals.

H077

Obsolete - now H070

Biological treatment:  with or without precipitation (includes any preparation or final processes for consolidation of residuals)

H081

(No change)
NEW!!                                                                                                                                            
Physical treatment only (adsorption/absorption/separation/ stripping/dewatering): Do not include immediate treatment in an exempt wastewater treatment unit with discharge to a NPDES-POTW (unless required by state)
H100 Includes previous H082, H083, H101, H103, H123,and H124

Adsorption:  As the major component of treatment.  Recycling credit allowed.

H082

Obsolete - now H100

Air or steam stripping:  As the major component of treatment.

H083

Obsolete - now H100

Sludge treatment/dewatering:  Major component of treatment; not H071-H075, H077, or H082.

H101

Obsolete - now H100

Absorption As the major component of treatment.

H103

Obsolete - now H100
NEW!!                                                                                                                                    
Stabilization prior to land disposal at another site (encapsulation/stabilization/chemical fixation)
H110 Includes previous H111 and H112

Stabilization or chemical fixation prior to disposal at another site:  As the major component of treatment; not H071-H075, H077, or H082.

H111

Obsolete - now H110
Macro-encapsulation prior to disposal at another site:  As the major component of treatment; not reportable as H071-H075, H077, or H082. H112 Obsolete - now H110
NEW!!                                                                                                                                       
Combination of chemical, biological, and/or physical treatment:
Do not include immediate treatment in an exempt wastewater treatment unit with discharge to a NPDES-POTW (unless required by state)
H120 New code

Neutralization only:  No other treatment.

H121

(No change)

Evaporation:  As the major component of treatment; not reportable as H071-H083.

H122

(No change)

Settling or clarification:  As the major component of treatment; not reportable as H071-H083.

H123

Obsolete - now H100

Phase separation:  As the major component of treatment; not reportable as H071-H083.

H124

Obsolete - now H100

Other treatment:  Specify in comments; not reportable as H071-H124.

H129

(No change)

Disposal

Land treatment or application:  To include any prior treatment and/or stabilization.

H131

(No change)

Landfill or surface impoundment that will be closed as landfill:  To include prior treatment and/ or stabilization.

H132

(No change)

Deepwell or underground injection:  With/without treatment; waste was counted as hazardous waste.

H134

(No change)

Discharge to sewer/POTW or NPDES:  With prior storage - with or without treatment.

H135

(No change)

Storage/transfer off site

The site receiving this waste stored, bulked, and transferred the waste with no treatment or recovery (H010-H129), fuel blending (H061), or disposal (H131-H135) at that receiving site.  Recycling credit allowed.

H141

(No change)