Publications & Forms

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Fact Sheets Index

KeywordDocument TitleDate
AccumulationAccumulating Hazardous Wastes at Generator Sites2002/01
AccumulationHazardous Waste Accumulation Time for Generators2014/08
Aerosol CansSB 1158 Designates Aerosol Cans as Universal Waste2005/05
Alternatives AnalysisIntroduction to the Alternatives Analysis process2019/01
Alternatives AnalysisAlternatives Analysis Reporting Options2019/01
Alternatives AnalysisNotifications in Lieu of Alternatives Analysis2019/01
AsbestosManaging Asbestos Waste2006/12
Assembly Bill 2729Assembly Bill 2729 UST Funds Available to School Districts/Limit for Removal Action Workplans Increased to $2 Million2009/02
BatteriesManagement of Spent Lead-Acid Batteries2006/04
BatteriesDiscarded Battery Management at Facilities Handling Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials2016/09
BatteryFact Sheet AB 1125: Rechargeable Battery2007/04
BrownfieldsDTSC's State Superfund Cleanup Program2006/07
Cell PhonesAB 2901 Fact Sheet: New Law for Recycling Cellular Phone2006/06
Certified Appliance Recycling, AB 1447AB 1447 Changes to the Appliance Recycling Program2007/12
Cleanup PlanCleanup Plan for Brawley Radiator Shop Available for Public Review Fact Sheet2009/12
Consolidated ManifestingConsolidated Manifesting - Hazardous Waste Generator Requirements2001/12
Consolidated TransportersConsolidated Transporters2007/08
ContainersManaging Empty Containers2003/04
EPA IDEPA ID Numbers for Generator2008/06
Financial AssuranceFinancial Assurance Requirement2009/07
Fire - Emergency ResponseEmergency Guidance on Wildfires #12017/07
Fire - Emergency ResponseEmergency Guidance on Wildfires #22017/07
Fire - Emergency Response (Spanish)Gui­a de Emergencia en Incendios Forestales #12017/07
Fire - Emergency Response (Spanish)Gui­a de Emergencia en Incendios Forestales #22017/07
Fluorescent LampsIt is Illegal to Discard Fluorescent Light Tubes/Lamps in the Trash!2005/01
Fuel FiltersManagement of Waste Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Filters2005/12
Generator RequirementsHazardous Waste Generator Requirements2002/01
Hazardous Wastes of ConcernHazardous Wastes of Concern2004/02
Imported Fill MaterialInformation Advisory Clean Imported Fill Material Fact Sheet2001/10
Jewelry GuidanceChlorinated Solvent Wastes Produced in Jewelry Manufacturing2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceDesechos de Solventes Clorados Producidos en la Manufactura Joyera Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceCleaning Solution Waste Produced in Jewelry Manufacturing2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceDesecho de Soluciones Limpiadoras Producido en la Manufactura Joyera Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceCyanide Waste Produced in Jewelry Manufacturing2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceDesecho de Cianuro Producido en la Manufactura Joyera Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceDust Waste Produced in Jewelry Manufacturing2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceDesecho en Polvo Producido en la Manufactura Joyera Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceElectroplating Solution Waste Produced in Jewelry Manufacturing2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceDesecho de Solucion de Galvanoplastia Producida en la Manufactura Joyera Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceHazardous Waste Generator Requirements for Jewelry Mart Operators2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceRequisitos para Generadores de Desechos Peligrosos en el Mercado Joyero Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceDesecho de Yeso Producido en la Manufactura Joyera Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceInvestment Waste Produced in Jewelry Manufacturing2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceJewelry Manufacturing Compliance Information2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceInformación Conforme a la Fabricación de Joyas Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceJewelry Manufacturing Pollution Prevention Recommendations2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceRecomendaciones para la Prevención de la Polución en la Industria Manufacturera de Joyas Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceThe Standardized Permit for Building Owners of Jewelry Marts2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceEl Permiso Estandarizado Para los Propietarios de los Edificios Dedicados a los Mercados Joyeros Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceUsed Oil Produced in Jewelry Manufacturing2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceAceite Usado Producio en la Manufactura Joyera Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceWastewater Produced in Jewelry Manufacturing2002/01
Jewelry GuidanceAguas Servidas Producidas en la Manufactura Joyera Hoja de Hechos2002/01
Jewelry Guidance (Armenian)Guidance for Managing Hazardous Wastes in the Jewelry Manufacturing Industry2002/01
Jewelry Guidance (Vietnamese)Guidance for Managing Hazardous Wastes in the Jewelry Manufacturing Industry2002/01
Land Use CovenantsRecorded Land Use Covenants (Assembly Bill 2436) and Regulations2003/04
Land Use CovenantsLand Use Covenants Regulations2003/07
Land Use RestrictionsRecorded Land Use Restrictions (AB 871)1999/12
LCD Monitors and LaptopsSB20 Testing Results for LCD Monitors and Laptop Computers2004/03
Lead in JewelryLead in Jewelry English)2009/05
Lead in JewelryLead in Jewelry (Korean)2009/05
Lead in JewelryLead in Jewelry (S_Chinese)2009/05
Lead in Jewelry (Spanish)Lead in Jewelry (Spanish)2009/05
Lead in Jewelry (Vietnamese)Lead in Jewelry (Vietnamese)2009/05
Lead in Jewelry (Armenian)Lead in Jewelry (Armenian)2009/05
Lead in Jewelry (T_Chinese)Lead in Jewelry (T_Chinese)2009/05
Lead in Jewelry (Tagalog)Lead in Jewelry (Tagalog)2009/05
Lead in PlumbingLead in Plumbing2009/02
Lead in PlumbingTesting and Evaluating of Lead Content in Plumbing Products, Materials and Components2009/08
Lead Wheel WeightsCalifornia Law Prohibits the Manufacture, Sale or Distribution of Lead Wheel Weights Fact Sheet2010/06
Lead Wheel WeightsLa ley de California prohíbe la manufactura, venta o fistribución de pesos de plomo para ruedas de vehículos hoja de hechos2010/06
LoadcheckingLoadchecking for Hazardous Waste at Municipal Landfills and Transfer Stations2002/01
Manifest ChangesManifest Changes2007/03
Medical ClinicsDental, Medical and Veterinary Offices - Managing Your Hazardous Waste2007/09
MercuryFact Sheet on Mercury Thermostat Collection Act of 20082009/06
MercuryManaging Mercury Switches Found in Major Appliances2005/03
MercuryManaging Mercury Switches Found in Major Appliances (Russian)2005/03
MercuryManaging Mercury Switches Found in Major Appliances (Spanish)2005/03
MercuryManaging Mercury Switches Found in Vehicles2007/01
MercuryManaging Mercury Switches Found in Vehicles (Russian)2004/01
MercuryManaging Mercury Switches Found in Vehicles (Spanish)2004/12
MercurySB 633: California's Mercury Reduction Act of 20012002/05
MercuryMercury Thermostat Collection Act of 20082009/06
Metal FinishingWhat is the Metal Finishing Model Shop Program?2006/11
OilRe-Refined Oil2003/07
PerchlorateCleaning Up Perchlorate2003/08
PerchloratePerchlorate & Best Management Practices Fact Sheet2006/07
Permit Renewal and ModificationPermit Renewal Applications and Modifications, and AB 2251 Impacts2005/01
Promotional and Incentive ProductsSelecting "Promotional" and "Incentive" Products2008/08
Public InvolvementThe Public's Role in Environmental Decisions2003/10
Redevelopment AgencyRedevelopment Agency Environmental Oversight Agreement2004/04
Rejected LoadsRejected and Container Residue Shipments2007/05
SchoolsDealing with Lead-Based Paint, Termiticides, and Electrical Transformers at Proposed New or Expanding School Sites2006/06
SchoolsEnvironmental Assessments For Charter School Sites2003/02
SchoolsPCBs in Schools - Voluntary Lighting Retrofits Can Address Hidden Dangers and Liabilities2003/02
SchoolsUpdate on Environmental Requirements for Proposed School Sites/Construction Projects2001/01
SecuritySecurity Enhancements for Hazardous Waste Handling and Transportation2003/01
SilverOnsite Tiered Permitting: Changes in Regulation of Silver Wastes (SB 2111)2000/01
Site DesignationSite Designation Process - Designation of an Administering Agency2005/09
Standardized PermitsStandardized Permit Tier for Hazardous Waste Treatment/Storage Facilities2000/03
Tiered PermitFixed Treatment Unit Operating Under Conditionally Exempt-Specified Wastestreams2006/06
Tiered PermitFixed Treatment Unit Operating Under Permit By Rule Fact Sheet2003/07
Tiered PermitFixed Treatment Unit Conditional Authorization Fact Sheet2005/06
Tiered PermitFixed Treatment Unit Conditionally Exempt-Limited2005/06
Tiered PermitFixed Treatment Unit Conditionally Exempt-Small Quantity Treatment2005/06
Tiered PermitTransportable Treatment Unit Conditionally Exempt-Small Quantity Treatment2006/06
Tiered PermitTransportable Treatment Unit Conditionally Exempt-Specified Wastestreams2005/06
Tiered PermitTransportable Treatment Unit Operating Under Permit by Rule2006/06
Toilet Products IngredientsChemical Toilet Products Advisory for Consumers2009/01
Toxics in PackagingPreventing Toxic Substances in Packaging for Consumer Goods2009/02
Toxics in PackagingA Fact Sheet for Grocers and Retailers on Bags and Totes2009/02
Toxics in PackagingToxics in Packaging Information for Manufacturers and Suppliers2009/02
Toxics in PackagingSenate Bill (SB) 774 and Changes to the Toxics in Packaging Prevention Act2009/02
Toxics in PackagingSenate Bill (SB) 774 and Changes to the Toxics in Packaging Prevention Act (Chinese)2008/03
Toxics in PackagingToxics in Packaging Prevention Act SB 774 (Spanish)2008/03
Toxics in PackagingToxics in Packaging Information for Purchasers2009/02
Toxics in PackagingToxics in Packaging Expiration of Exemptions January 1, 20102009/02
Transfer FacilitiesManaging Hazardous Wastes at Transfer Facilities2006/10
TransportationHazardous Waste Transporter Requirements2007/08
TransportationHazardous Waste Transportation Variances2001/11
Treated Wood Waste - GeneratorsTreated Wood Waste Generators Fact Sheet2008/12
Trinity CUPA CalARPCalifornia Accidental Release Prevention Program CalARP Fact Sheet2019/04
Universal WasteManaging Universal Waste In California: Rules For Managing Some Common Wastes2003/06
Universal WasteUniversal Waste Fact Sheet2010/05
Used OilSenate Bill 546 (Stats. 2009): An Overview2010/01
Used Oil FiltersManaging Used Oil Filters for Generators2008/11
UST Funds2011 Update on UST Funds Available to School Districts2011/06