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Small Quantity Generators

Small Quantity Generators (SQG) generate more than 100 kilograms, but less than 1,000 kilograms, of hazardous waste per month. Requirements for SQGs include:

External Resources

Florida Department of Environmental Protection - SQG RequirementsExit EPA
This Web page provides an explanation of requirements for SQGs in Florida, however, much of the information pertains to all 50 states.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - Personnel Training for Small Quantity Generators (PDF) (2 pp, 42 K, About PDF) Exit EPA
This document provides training guidance for facility personnel needing to gain familiarity with the requirements for SQGs.

Additionally, most states are authorized to implement the RCRA program. States can be authorized for categories of hazardous waste generators that are different than the federal categories. Please see the State Differences in Hazardous Waste Generation Quantity Map.

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