Managing Hazardous Waste

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Large Quantity Generators of Hazardous Waste

Definition

 

Large-Quantity Generators of Hazardous Waste produce in one calendar month during a reporting year:

  • Greater than or equal to 1,000 kilograms (2,200 lbs.) or more of non‐acute RCRA hazardous waste  (which includes quantities imported by importer site); or
  • Greater than 1 kg. (2.2 lbs.) of any RCRA acute hazardous waste listed in 40 CFR sections 261.31 or 261.33(e); or
  • Greater than 100 kg (220 lbs.) of residue or contaminated soil, waste, or other debris resulting from the cleanup of a spill, into or on any land or water, of any RCRA acute hazardous waste listed in 40 CFR sections 261.31 or 261.33(e); and/or                        
  • Treated, stored, or disposed of RCRA hazardous wastes on‐site (TSDF)