In 1986, new rules were written for businesses that generate between 220 pounds and 2,200 pounds of waste per month. As a result, there are three levels of hazardous waste generators:
Let us look at these levels in more detail, according to the law.
To be conditionally exempt:
A generator must:
Small quantity generators:
Federal law requires that you comply with the 1986 and 1987 rules for hazardous waste management.
You must comply with all hazardous waste rules in 40 CFR 260-268. Visit www.epa.gov to locate the correct EPA Office in your area.