Producers of hazardous waste are broken down into three categories of waste generator status. We broke down these categories and their stipulations to define what constitutes a small quantity vs large quantity generator in a recent article. While the different categories are clear, the higher hazardous waste producers have a much higher level of compliance... Continue Reading
Category: Generator Designations
Clean Up Your Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest Forms or Risk Fines
Hazardous Waste Generators regardless of generator status are breathing a sigh of relief that 2023 is not a reporting year for submitting the Biennial Hazardous Waste Report. However, it’s always an excellent time to check that you’re using the best reporting practices possible. Federal regulations require generators and transporters of hazardous waste and owners or... Continue Reading
Small Quantity vs Large Quantity: What are the designations?
When it comes to hazardous materials handling, the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) has outlined three types of generators. Hazardous waste generators produce waste in three categories that are determined by the amount of waste generated per calendar month. There are three categories of generators and three very frequently used acronyms: VSQG: Very small quantity... Continue Reading
How to Select the Right Hazardous Waste Storage Container
Each year, hundreds of businesses are fined for violations concerning the way they store hazardous waste. Most of us don’t hear about these violations as the news media gravitates towards hazardous waste spills that are major in impact and result in multi-million dollar fines. To protect your company from these fines, that are costly for... Continue Reading