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Managing Waste Publications

CategoriesDocument TitleDate
AccumulationAccumulating Hazardous Wastes at Generator Sites2002/01
AccumulationHazardous Waste Accumulation Time for Generators2014/08
Administrative PenaltiesAssessment of Administrative Penalties - Department Adopts New Regulations2001/08
Aerosol CansSB 1158 Designates Aerosol Cans as Universal Waste2005/05
AsbestosManaging Asbestos Waste2006/12
Automobile Shredder Waste InitiativeCalifornia's Automobile Shredder Waste Initiative Draft Report2002/11
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
BrownfieldsBrownfields Initiative2001/05
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
ClosureClosure Requirements For Generators and Tiered Permitting Facilities2000/02
Closure Generator ConvertPermit Advisory: Delayed Closure of Units at Permitted and Interim Status Facilities that Convert to Generator Accumulation 
Consolidated ManifestingConsolidated Manifesting - Hazardous Waste Generator Requirements2001/12
Consolidated TransportersConsolidated Transporters2007/08
ContainersManaging Empty Containers2003/04
DTSC 1428CAR Monthly Report Form2009/01
DTSC 1447UPA - Instructions for Model Application Form 14472008/02
Earthquake CleanupPublic Advisory: Earthquake Damage Cleanup Precautions2003/12
Electronic WasteFact Sheet: SB20 Testing Results for LCD Monitors and Laptop Computers2004/03
Electronic WasteReport: Determination of Regulated Elements in Discarded Laptop Computers, LCD Monitors, Plasma TVs and LCD TVs2004/12
Electronic WasteElectronic Waste Notification and Reporting Quick Reference Guide2007/12
EPA IDEPA ID Numbers for Generator2008/06
Ethylene Glycol WastesPublication Recision Document: Regulation of Ethylene Glycol Wastes in California2004/01
Fees2013 Annual Fee Summary2013/01
Fees2014 Annual Fee Summary2014/01
Fees2015 Annual Fee Summary2015/01
Fees2016 Annual Fee Summary2016/01
Fees2017 Annual Fee Summary2016/12
Fees2018 Annual Fee Summary2017/12
Fees2019 Annual Fee Summary2018/12
Financial AssuranceFinancial Assurance Requirement2009/07
Fire - Emergency ResponseEmergency Guidance on Wildfires #12017/07
Fire - Emergency ResponseEmergency Guidance on Wildfires #22017/07
Fire - Emergency ResponseGui­a de Emergencia en Incendios Forestales #12017/07
Fire - Emergency ResponseGui­a de Emergencia en Incendios Forestales #22017/07
Fluorescent LampsReport: Best Management Practices for Managing Spent Fluorescent Lamps2005/01
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
Generator RequirementsRepresentative Sampling of Ground Water for Hazardous Substances2008/02
Hazardous Wastes of ConcernHazardous Wastes of Concern2004/02
InspectionsPermit by Rule Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility Inspection Checklist2010/03
InspectionsHazardous Waste Large Quantity Generator Sample Inspection Report2012/10
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 Industry - Fact Sheets in Armenian2002/01
Jewelry Guidance (Vietnamese)Guidance for Managing Hazardous Wastes in the Jewelry Manufacturing Industry - Fact Sheets in Vietnamese2002/01
Jewelry Survey ProjectLos Angeles Jewelry Mart Sampling and Survey Project (2003) Data Analysis and Summary2004/03
Jewelry Waste StreamsSampling of Wastestreams at the Los Angeles Jewelry Mart2004/03
Lead in JewelryLead in Jewelry (English)2009/05
Lead in Jewelry (Korean)Lead in Jewelry (Korean)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 (S_Chinese)Lead in Jewelry (S_Chinese)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 Components2009/02
Lead Wheel WeightsCalifornia Law Prohibits the Manufacture, Sale or Distribution of Lead Wheel Weights Fact Sheet2010/06
Lead Wheel Weights (Spanish)La ley de California prohíbe la manufactura, venta o fistribución de pesos de plomo para ruedas de vehículos hoja de hechos2010/06
LightingAB 1109 Lighting Task Force Meeting2008/04
LoadcheckingLoadchecking for Hazardous Waste at Municipal Landfills and Transfer stations2002/01
Manifest ChangesManifest Changes2007/03
Manifest FAQManifest Regulations FAQ2007/07
Medical ClinicsDental, Medical and Veterinary Offices - Managing Your Hazardous Waste2007/09
MercuryMercury In The Environment 
MercuryFinal Mercury Report2002/08
MercuryManaging Mercury Switches Found in Major Appliances2005/03
MercuryManaging Mercury Switches Found in Vehicles2007/01
MercurySB 633: California's Mercury Reduction Act of 20012002/05
MercuryFact Sheet on Mercury Thermostat Collection Act of 20082009/06
MercuryMW Fact Sheet: Mercury Switches in Appliances - Russian2005/03
MercuryMW Fact Sheet: Mercury Switches in Vehicles - Russian2004/01
MercuryMW Guide for Auto Repair Shops: Removing Switches - Russian2005/03
MercuryMW Guide for Auto Dismantlers: Removing Switches - Russian2005/03
MercuryMW Guide for Appliance Recyclers: Managing Switches - Russian2005/03
MercuryMW Waste Management Options: Mercury in Vehicles and Appliances - Russian2005/03
MercuryMW Best Management Practices: Collection and Consolidation Sites - Russian2005/03
MercuryMW Best Management Practices: Switch Removal - Russian2005/03
MercuryMW Frequently Asked Questions: Switches in Vehicles - Russian2005/03
MercuryMW Appliance Recyclers: Model Recordkeeping Forms - Russian2005/03
EspanolHoja de Informacian: Resultados de las muestras del gas del suelo y del aire interior2005/02
MercuryMW Guide for Auto Repair Shops: Removing Switches - Spanish2005/03
MercuryMW Best Management Practices: Collection and Consolidation Sites - Spanish2005/03
MercuryMW Best Management Practices: Switch Removal - Spanish2005/03
MercuryMW Frequently Asked Questions: Switches in Vehicles - Spanish2005/03
MercuryMW Appliance Recyclers: Model Recordkeeping Forms - Spanish2005/03
Mercury HealthcareGuide to Mercury Assessment and Elimination in Healthcare Facilities - California Department of Health Services2000/09
Monitoring RequirementsGuidance Document - Monitoring Requirements for Permitted Hazardous Waste Facilities2001/07
OilRe-Refined Oil2003/07
Oil FiltersBy-Pass Oil Filter2003/07
Oil FiltersReusable Oil Filters for Fleet Management2001/11
Oil FiltersCIWMB Report: Evaluation of High Efficiency Oil Filters in the State Fleet2008/06
Oil FiltersOil Life Extension for Fleet Management2001/11
Oil Wastes InitiativeOil Exploration and Production Wastes Initiative2002/05
Oil Water SeparatorsOil Water Separators2001/11
Onsite Tiered Permitting FlowchartOnsite Tiered Permitting Flowchart2010/07
PerchlorateCleaning Up Perchlorate2003/08
PerchloratePerchlorate Testing Guidance2004/04
PerchloratePerchlorate Contamination Treatment Alternatives2004/01
Permit Renewal and ModificationPermit Renewal Applications and Modifications, and AB 2251 Impacts2005/01
PermitsHazardous Waste Facility Permits1998/09
Phase 1 Environmental AssessmentTiered Permitting Phase I Environmental Assessment Checklist Instructions1999/06
Promotional and Incentive ProductsSelecting "Promotional" and "Incentive" Products2008/08
Public Involvement (Chinese)The Public's Role in Environmental Decisions (Chinese)2007/06
Public Role PermitsThe Public's Role During the Permitting Process1998/05
Rejected LoadsRejected and Container Residue Shipments Fact Sheet2007/05
SecuritySecurity Enhancements for Hazardous Waste Handling and Transportation2003/01
SilverOnsite Tiered Permitting: Changes in Regulation of Silver Wastes (SB 2111)2000/01
SRP Compliance ChecklistSB 14 Hazardous Waste Source Reduction Planning Compliance Checklist2006/12
Tiered PermitStandardized Permit Tier for Hazardous Waste Treatment/Storage Facilities2000/03
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-Limited Fact Sheet2005/06
Tiered PermitFixed Treatment Unit Conditionally Exempt-Small Quantity Treatment Fact Sheet2005/06
Tiered PermitTransportable Treatment Unit Conditionally Exempt-Small Quantity Treatment Fact Sheet2005/06
Tiered PermitTransportable Treatment Unit Conditionally Exempt-Specified Wastestreams Fact Sheet2005/06
Tiered PermitTransportable Treatment Unit Operating Under Permit by Rule Fact Sheet2005/06
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
Toilet Products IngredientsChemical Toilet Products Advisory for Consumers2009/01
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, 20102009/12
Transfer FacilitiesManaging Hazardous Wastes at Transfer Facilities2006/10
TransportationHazardous Waste Transporter Requirements2007/08
TransportationHazardous Waste Transportation Variances2001/11
TransportationTransportation Regulatory Exemption Application (DTSC Form 12942012/04
Transporter Quarterly Report (TQR)Transporter Quarterly Report (TQR): Cover Letter and Frequently Asked Questions2007/01
Treated Wood WastePublic Workshop Notice: On Draft Report - Sampling and Analysis Study on Treated Wood2008/08
Treated Wood WasteAppendix III - Treated Wood Draft Report: Sampling Preparation Photographs2008/08
Treated Wood WasteAppendix I - Treated Wood Draft Report: Retention Required by AWPA2008/08
Treated Wood WasteAppendix II - Treated Wood Draft Report: A Sampling Locations and Allocations along Wood Samples2008/08
Treated Wood WasteDraft Report: Sampling and Analysis Study of Treated Wood2008/08
Treated Wood WasteTreated 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 WasteSummary of Universal Waste (UW) Handler Requirements2006/04
Universal WasteUniversal Waste Fact Sheet2010/05
Used OilUsed Oil - Generator Requirements2008/11
Used OilSB 546 Used Oil Fact Sheet Bill Overview2010/01
Used OilManaging Used Oil Filters for Generators2008/11
Used OilAdvisory: Draining of Used Oil Filters2017/03
EspanolManaging Mercury Switches Found in Major Appliances (Spanish)2005/03
EspanolManaging Mercury Switches Found in Vehicles (Spanish)2004/12
EspanolMW Guide for Auto Dismantlers: Removing Switches - Spanish2005/05
EspanolMW Guide for Appliance Recyclers: Managing Switches - Spanish2005/05
EspanolMW Waste Management Options: Mercury in Vehicles and Appliances - Spanish2004/06