MassDEP Hazardous Waste Forms

A complete list of hazardous waste management, transportation, recycling and disposal permit, license, and reporting forms.

Hazardous Waste Generator IDs and Manifests

Facility Licenses and Recycling Permits

Hazardous Waste Transporter Licenses

Periodic Hazardous Waste Reporting

Emergency Treatment Licenses and Treatability Studies

Hazardous Household Product Collection


 

Hazardous Waste Generator IDs and Manifests

Hazardous Waste Generator Number (EPA ID) Registration
Apply online via the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) RCRAInfo/myRCRAid system at the link above. If you are a new user, you will need to create an account first. Learn more.

Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest (e-Manifest)
All Massachusetts waste generators and treatment facilities that initiate shipments of hazardous waste and/or waste oil must use manifests and may now complete, submit, and track them online. Register for e-Manifest at RCRAInfo. Learn more.

Periodic Hazardous Waste Reporting
Large Quantity Generators (LQGs) of hazardous waste need to submit biennial reports.

Facility Licenses and Recycling Permits

HW 09, 10, 11: TSD Facility Modifications
This permit authorizes and sets conditions for modifications to an existing permit to treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste.

HW 21: Class A Recycling, with Presumptive Approval
Hazardous waste generators shipping Class A regulated recyclable materials off-site for recycling and facilities recycling these materials must apply for this permit.

On-Site Class A Recycling Notification Form
Required for waste oil/used oil fuel burning in approved space heaters; solvent recovery in free-standing distillation units; or silver recovery using stand-alone silver recovery units.

HW 12 & 22-26: Hazardous Waste or Precious Metals Recycling Permit, Renewal or Modification
These permits authorize and set conditions for the recycling of hazardous wastes and precious metals as an alternative to disposal or treatment.

Periodic Hazardous Waste Reporting
Class A recyclers subject to permits as well as Class B and C recyclers need to submit annual reports. Large Quantity Generators (LQGs) of hazardous waste are subject to biennial reporting requirements.

Hazardous Waste Transporter Licenses

HW 05, 14, 27: Hazardous Waste Transporter License, Renewal or Modification
MassDEP licensing ensures that a firm is competent to transport hazardous wastes. It includes assessment of insurance coverage, driver training, and emergency response procedures.

HW 06, 15, 27: Class B Materials (Precious Metals) Transporter License, Renewal or Modification
MassDEP licensing ensures that a firm is competent to transport precious metals and other regulated recycled materials. It includes assessment of insurance coverage, driver training, and emergency response procedures.

HW 28: VID Fee for Licensed Hazardous Waste Transporter
MassDEP requires hazardous waste transporters to apply annually for Vehicle Identification Devices.

National Hazardous Waste Manifest Form
All Massachusetts generators and facilities initiating shipments of hazardous waste and waste oil must use the national six-part manifest form required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Periodic Hazardous Waste Reporting

Annual Reporting

Class A recyclers permitted by MassDEP, as well as all Class B and Class C recyclers, are required by March 1 to submit annual reports covering their activities of the previous calendar year.

Biennial Reporting

Each Large Quantity Generator (LQG) and Licensed Hazardous Waste Facility in Massachusetts is required to submit every two years to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a report that includes:

  • RCRA Subtitle C Site Identification Form
  • Waste Generation and Management (GM) Form,
  • Waste Received From Off-Site (WR) Form, and
  • Off-Site Identification (OI) Form.

Starting in 2018, biennial reports need to be filed electronically here: RCRAInfo Industry Application

Emergency Treatment Licenses and Treatability Studies

Application for Temporary Emergency License to Treat Hazardous Waste - Word | PDF
A facility is required to obtain a temporary license to treat and dispose of hazardous wastes determined to pose an imminent and substantial public health, safety or environmental threat.

HW 07: Hazardous Waste Treatability Study Approval
This approval authorizes and sets conditions for a study to obtain engineering and economic evaluations of a treatment process and/or equipment.

Hazardous Household Product Collection

Application for Collection Center for Hazardous Products - Word | PDF
Application for Collection Center for Used Oil and/or Surplus Paint - Word | PDF

Municipalities need to file the appropriate form(s) before beginning to operate collection centers.

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