Who must use a uniform hazardous waste manifest document? — Any generator who transports, or offers for transportation, hazardous waste for offsite treatment, storage or disposal, must prepare a manifest document according to the instructions included in the Appendix to the Code of Federal Regulations 40 CFR Part 262. The transporter of the waste may assist the generator with filling out the manifest document.
What type of information is included on the manifest document? — The manifest document includes information about the generator, the designated transporter, the designated management facility, the name, description and quantity of hazardous waste included in the shipment, special handling instructions in case of a leak or spill, and the signatures of responsible parties for the generator, transporter and management facility.
Who is responsible for choosing an approved treatment, storage, disposal or recycling facility to manage the hazardous waste? — The generator of the waste material is responsible for designating an approved hazardous waste management site. The transporter of the waste may assist the generator with locating an approved waste management facility.
Does the State of Nevada provide a uniform hazardous waste manifest document? — No. The generator may use a uniform hazardous waste manifest document from any state or from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The transporter of the waste may provide the generator with a uniform hazardous waste manifest document.
Where should the completed copies of the uniform hazardous waste manifest document be sent? — The completed manifest documents should be sent to:
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Waste Management
901 S. Stewart Street, Suite 4001
Carson City, NV 89701-5249
Additional information about the uniform hazardous waste manifest program is available from the EPA website.