RCRA Notification Deadline

Here is an important reminder for Hazardous Waste Generators: beginning on September 1, 2021 (just a week away!), all Small Quantity Generators (SQGs) must “re-notify the Environmental Protection Agency of their hazardous waste activities every four years”. This means that some Generators, who have not previously been required to re-notify the EPA of their activities, are now required to do so on a 4 year schedule.

The September 1 date is the deadline for SQGs to re-notify the EPA of their hazardous waste activities, so any SQGs who have not submitted their re-notifications should do so immediately. The purpose of this re-notification process is to ensure that the EPA has up-to-date information on hazardous waste generators, and is not relying on potentially old, incorrect data.

If you would like more information, as well as resources and guidance on how to submit the form, follow this link to the EPA’s webpage about the rule: https://www.epa.gov/hwgenerators/re-notification-requirement-small-quantity-generators

RCRA Hazardous Waste Management for Generators

Proper management and disposal of hazardous wastes is essential for safety for workers, the public, and the environment. Eduwhere is pleased to offer a training course in the proper handling of hazardous wastes, with a specific focus on the federal regulations as they relate to businesses and generators of hazardous waste. Our RCRA Hazardous Waste Management for Generators course our most comprehensive course on hazardous waste management, covering topics including identifying hazardous wastes, determining a facility’s generator status, maintaining appropriate records, managing used oil, universal wastes, and disposal methods and limitations. 

RCRA Annual & “thoroughly familiar” Training Requirements

40 CFR 262.16 (b)(9)(iii)
40 CFR 262.17(a)(7)

RCRA Regulatory Citations

This training course is designed to help businesses and facilities meet both the annual or “thoroughly familiar” training requirements, depending on generator size, set out in 40 CFR 262.16 (b)(9)(iii) and 40 CFR 262.17(a)(7) for generators of hazardous waste. Personnel who will generate, handle, store, treat or dispose of hazardous waste may be required to complete a RCRA training course annually.

Of interest to our clients who fall under RCRA training requirements, a new rule has come into effect this year designating aerosol cans as a universal waste. The EPA hopes that this new designation for aerosol cans will promote the collection and recycling of the cans and reduce the number being sent to landfill.  

RCRA Hazardous Waste Management for Generators