Hawaii DOH Hazardous Waste section (HW homepage)

NEW RULES effective September 30, 2018 

The Department of Health Hazardous Waste Program announces that revisions to the State’s hazardous waste and used oil rules (chapters 11-260.1 to 11-279.1, Hawaii Administrative Rules) are effective September 30, 2018. The rule changes include adoption of the federal Generator Improvements Rule and Export-Import Rule.

The Hazardous Waste Program will be hosting two events to go over the new rules (both events will cover the same content). We will focus discussion on the new provisions of the Generator Improvements Rule, particularly consolidation of Very Small Quantity Generator (VSQG) waste and episodic generation for VSQGs and SQGs. Notification is required 30 days before consolidating VSQG waste and 30 days before a planned episodic event. Notifications can now be submitted online.

  • Thursday, October 25, from 10am-11:30am at the State Lab Auditorium (2725 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City) informal public meeting
  • Friday, October 26, 9am-10:30am webinar (covering the same material)

Webinar information
*Please use Internet Explorer to access the webinar. Chrome may not work well.
Adobe Connect:                https://epawebconferencing.acms.com/hirulechange/
Phone Dial-In Number:   1-628-246-1294
Conference ID:                 1446614

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E-manifest (Updated August 29, 2018)

EPA launched the national e-manifest system on June 30, 2018. This section has been moved to a separate page and updated with links to online courses & webinars. 

FAQ and Guidance documents     (Updated August 2017)

 

Hauler and Recyclers List

 

Notification of Regulated Waste Activity (EPA Form 8700-12) (Updated November 2017)

How to notify DOH of regulated hazardous waste or used oil activity and obtain an EPA ID number (also known as a RCRA ID number)

Permitted Used Oil Transporters List     (Updated July 2016)

 

Quality Assurance

Ensuring that waste management and program decisions are based on sound environmental data

Rules (September 30, 2018) NEW RULES effective September 30, 2018 – See public meeting information at top of page.

Hawaii Administrative Rules chapters 11-260.1 to 11-279.1. Chapter guidebooks available with and without track changes. 

Used Oil Annual Report

Used Oil Annual Reports (for Transporters and Processors/Re-refiners/Recyclers) are now filed online. Click the link above for more information.

Used Oil Permit Application

Used Oil Permit Applicants must also complete a notification form 8700-12

 

 

For general hazardous waste questions, contact:

Thomas Brand
thomas.brand@doh.hawaii.gov
(808) 586-7516

For notification/site ID questions, contact:

Noa Klein
noa.klein@doh.hawaii.gov
(808) 586-4238

For permit questions, contact:

Paul Kalaiwaa
paul.kalaiwaa@doh.hawaii.gov
(808) 586-4226

Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch
Hawai’i Department of Health
2827 Waimano Home Road #100
Pearl City, Hawai’i 96782

Phone: (808) 586-4226
Fax: (808) 586-7509