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Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division
State Manifest Requirements
Important Message for Manifest Users
US EPA revised the Hazardous Waste Manifest Forms used to track hazardous waste from a generator's site to the site of its disposition. Handlers of waste will obtain new forms from any source that has registered with US EPA to print and distribute the form. Please note that existing forms must be used until September 4, 2006, and the new Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest must be used starting on September 5, 2006. This web page explains Rhode Island's manifest requirements.
How do I submit manifest copies to my State?
As of June 7, 2010, the new Rules and Regulations for Hazardous Waste Management came into effect. Generators are no longer required to copy the manifest and send it to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
What makes Rhode Island Special?
The new Federal Manifest will be consistent nationally allowing for more straightforward usage. But, there are a few differences that you as a Rhode Island user should be made aware: