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Fact Sheet on Requirements for Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators of Hazardous Waste

This fact sheet explains the rules for conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs) of hazardous waste. If a business generates no more than 220 pounds (100 kilograms) of hazardous waste per month, they are a CESQG. CESQGs must comply with three basic waste management requirements to remain exempt from the full hazardous waste regulations that apply to generators of larger quantities.

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