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Waste Management Division


The Waste Management Division offers the following information on its programs
in the form of guidance documents and fact sheets.

Visit Our Guidance Documents Page

Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Regulations
Conditionally Exempt Generators' Handbook
Hazardous Waste Generator Status Comparison Table

Fact Sheets:

Accumulation and Storage of Hazardous Waste

Air Conditioning in an Motor Vehicle

Batteries,Lead Acid
Floor Drains

Fuel and Fuel/Water Mixtures

Lead-Containing Paint Waste

Lightbulbs (Fluorescent &HID Mercury Containing) Updated 3/2012
Mercury-Added Devices: Handling & Disposal Guidelines
Oil Filters

Paint Booth Filters
Parts Cleaning (Aqueous)
Parts Cleaning (Petroleum-Based)
Shop Rags (Launderable)

Smoke Alarms
Spill Response (Hazardous Materials)
Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Regulation

Televisions and Computer Monitors

Treated Wood Waste Updated 10/2015
Universal Waste
USDOT Regulation Affects Hazardous Waste Generators

Used Oil
Used Oil Burning
Washwater Discharges from Vehicle Washing
Waste Motor Vehicle Fuel and System Components

Compliance Assistance and Guidance Documents

Small Quantity Generator Emergency Response Information & Procedures
Daily Inspection Checklist for Hazardous Waste Short-term Storage Area (for small and large quantity generators)
Hazardous Waste Inventory Log for Short-term Storage Area (for small and large quantity generators)
Conditionally Exempt Generators' Handbook  
Hazardous Waste FAQs
A Guide To Hazardous Waste Management: Conditionally Exempt Generator’s Handbook
Hazardous Waste Generator Status Comparison Table
Hazardous Waste Generator Closure Guidance

Industry Sector Compliance Guides

An Autobody Repair Technician's Guide to Vermont's Environmental Regulations
A Printer's Guide to Vermont's Environmental Regulations
NEW! Vermont Environmental Guide for Vehicle Service
A Metal Fabricator's Guide to Vermont's Environmental Regulations
Best Management Practices for Vermont Auto Salvage Yards

NEW! Tire Management at Vermont Salvage Yards
Link to EPA Sector Compliance Guides

UST Closure and Site Assessment Requirements

Operating and Maintaining Underground Storage Tank Systems
Underground Storage Tank Regulations
Removing your Farm or Residential Underground Tank

Acceptable Uses For Processed Glass Aggregate - Policy and Specifications at a Glance
Solid Waste Management Rules
Solid Waste Management Procedures
Procedure Addressing Medical Waste Definitions and the Handling and Treatment of Medical Waste
Vermont Revised Solid Waste Management Plan
Current and Past Solid Waste Diversion & Disposal Information


Performance of Recycled Asphalt Shingles for Road Applications -- September 2002
Gypsum Wallboard Reuse and Recycling Opportunities in the State of Vermont -- August 2000
A Feasibility Study of Mobile Home Recycling -- October 2000

Compost Uses Every Homeowner Should Know
Compost Uses for Lake Shores and River Banks
Compost Uses for Commercial Landscapers
Compost Uses on Construction Sites
Compost Uses for Farmers


* Documents in PDF format can be viewed on screen, searched and printed. They require the Adobe Acrobat Reader. The reader is available for free from Adobe Corporation web site


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