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Hazardous Waste Generators and Transporters and Facilities

Do you Generate or Handle Universal Waste?
The Universal Waste Rule permits certain hazardous wastes known as "Universal Wastes" to be managed under streamlined requirements that will encourage the collection, recycling or disposal of these wastes. Before the universal waste management standards were in place, all hazardous waste were required to be managed under the full range of the hazardous waste management standards. Persons that generate or accumulate universal waste are called universal waste handlers and are subject to specific management standards depending on the type and amount of universal waste that is accumulated. Universal waste management requirements are less stringent than those for hazardous wastes.

NJDEP Management of Spent Computers and CRT's (Computer Monitors) in New Jersey

NJDEP Management of Spent Mercury Containing Lamps and Other Hazardous Waste Lamps in New Jersey

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Web Site
A comparison of requirements for generators, transporters and destination facilities.

U.S. Environmental Protection RCRA Training Modules
Addresses many of the basic RCRA waste management issues. Especially useful is the Universal Waste Module.

  Is it a Hazardous
  Which Hazardous Waste Generator Requirements Apply to You?
  Do You Transport
Hazardous Waste?
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  General HW
Requirements Matrix


  Keeping Track
Using Logs
and Notices

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