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e-Manifest

How to Submit a Hazardous Waste Manifest

EPA accepts five types of manifest submissions, which include:

  1. Fully Electronic
  2. Hybrid
  3. Data + Image
  4. Scanned Image
  5. Mailed Paper

These submissions fall into two categories, Electronic and Paper Manifests. The instructions on how to submit each types of manifest submission can be found below.

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Electronic Manifests

Fully Electronic Manifest

Note: All handlers must be registered for e-Manifest.

  1. Manifest is created electronically in e-Manifest.
  2. Manifest is signed electronically by all handlers.
  3. Manifest in e-Manifest is considered complete when receiving facility signs electronically.

Hybrid Manifest

Note: Initial and subsequent transporters and receiving facility must be registered for e-Manifest.

  1. Manifest is created electronically in e-Manifest.
  2. Generators and transporters print out manifest from e-Manifest and signs paper copy of the electronic manifest.
  3. Initial transporter, any subsequent transporter, and receiving facility electronically sign manifest.
  4. Manifest is submitted into e-Manifest and is considered complete when receiving facility signs electronically.

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Paper Manifests

Data + Image Manifest

Note: Receiving facility must register at least one Site Manager to upload data + image and pay invoices.

  1. Paper manifest form is used.
  2. All handlers sign paper copy of the manifest.
  3. Receiving facility uploads a data file along with a scanned image of the top copy paper manifest.
  4. Receiving facility electronically signs in e-Manifest to submit manifest data and images to EPA.
  5. EPA validates that the scanned image and data file contain the same information.

Scanned Image Manifest

Note: Receiving facility must register at least one Site Manager to upload scanned images and pay invoices.

  1. Paper manifest form is used.
  2. All handlers sign paper copy of the manifest.
  3. Receiving facility uploads scanned image of the manifest through e-Manifest.
  4. Receiving facility electronically signs in e-Manifest to submit manifest images to EPA.
  5. EPA enters data from the accompanying scanned image.

Mailed Paper Manifest

Note: Receiving facility must register at least one Site Manager to pay invoices.

  1. Paper manifest form is used.
  2. All handlers sign paper copy of manifest.
  3. Receiving facility mails paper manifest (and continuation sheets) to the following mailing address:

    EPA e-Manifest PPC
    14295 Park Meadow Dr. 5th Floor
    Chantilly, VA 20151

     
  4. EPA scans paper manifest and enters corresponding data. Image and data are uploaded into the system.

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