RCRA Compliance

Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the US EPA has established regulations that define how hazardous and non-hazardous waste is handled, transported, recycled, and finally managed. CTI can assist your facility in identifying the waste streams generated at a facility, classifying the types of wastes generated, and developing options for waste reduction, recycling, and management. We can also assist facilities to obtain permits, prepare plans and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and close end-of-life hazardous waste management units (e.g. drip pads, tanks systems).

CTI can assist your facility with all responsibilities related to managing hazardous, universal, and non-hazardous wastes, including:

  • Waste Management Audits
    • On-site inspections to identify all waste streams at the facility including hazardous, universal, and non-hazardous waste.
    • Provision of recommendations for proper management of all waste streams.
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Waste Management Plans
    • Development of a waste management system to ensure that waste is properly managed by both employees and the facility as a whole.
  • Hazardous Waste Generator Status Evaluation and Inspections
    • On-site inspections to identify hazardous waste streams generated by the facility and to determine the amount of hazardous waste generated per calendar month.
  • Waste Analysis and Characterizations
    • Waste sampling for streams that are not readily classifiable as hazardous waste from operational knowledge and conduct hazardous waste determinations.
  • Contingency Plan Preparation
    • Development of Contingency Plans to address emergency preparedness required for facilities that are classified as Small (SQG) or Large Quantity (LQG) Generators of hazardous waste.
  • Waste Minimization Plans
    • Development of Minimization Plans to address hazardous waste generation reduction efforts required for LQGs.
  • Employee Training for Hazardous and Universal Waste
    • Provision of training presentations tailored to the specific job duties and waste generated by employees.
  • Hazardous Waste Biennial Reporting
    • Completion of reporting required for LQGs detailing how much hazardous was generated and how it was managed.
  • Hazardous Waste Management Fee Records
    • Completion of Annual Reporting for fees associated with the management of hazardous waste.
  • Permitting Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDF)
    • Preparation of Permit Applications describing the types of hazardous wastes to be treated, stored, or disposed at the facility, the hazardous waste management processes, and the design capacities of those processes.
  • Private Industry Landfill Permitting
    • Submittal of application, topographical maps, and other required items to construct or operate a solid waste disposal facility.
  • Waste Management Unit and Facility Closure
    • Fulfillment of closure obligations including Closure Plans to ensure that all hazardous waste and leachate is controlled.

Please refer to the link below for additional information regarding hazardous waste requirements: https://www.epa.gov/hwgenerators/hazardous-waste-generator-regulatory-summary


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