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The SQG (small quantity generator) requirements seem extensive, what other options can I consider?

Category: Groundwater
Your best strategy is to reduce or eliminate waste, thereby changing your generator category. Here are some simple suggestions: ?Measure and control use of materials. This can be as simple as setting a limit on the number of rags to be used on each job or as complex as instituting a pharmacy system for materials distribution. ?Inspect incoming materials. Defective goods are more easily returned upon delivery than at a later time. ?Use a “first-in, first-out” inventory method to eliminate outdated materials. ?Keep lids closed on anything that can evaporate. ?Recover, recycle, and reuse waste on site. ?Participate in a waste exchange (link A Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) generates no more than 100 KG (about half a 55 gallon drum) of waste in any one month. As a CESQG, you are required to ensure proper disposal of hazardous waste and keep documentation of the disposal.
Updated 2/23/2020 2:17 PM
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