This handbook provides an overview of the federal hazardous waste regulations and helps small-business owners and operators understand how best to comply with federal hazardous waste management regulations. It was updated in October 2019 to incorporate new requirements from the 2016 Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, the 2018 e-Manifest Rule, the 2019 Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule, and other recent rulemakings.
Note that some of these new regulations have not been adopted by all the states at this time. Please check with your state for status of their adoption and any more stringent requirements they may have.
- Managing Your Hazardous Waste: A Guide for Small Businesses (PDF)(32 pp, 1 MB, October 2019, EPA 530-K-19-001)