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Hazardous Waste Fee

Health and Safety Code

Division 20. Miscellaneous Health and Safety Provisions
Chapter 6.5. Hazardous Waste Control

Article 10.8. Household Hazardous Waste and Small Quantity Generator Waste*

Section 25218.3


Text of Section Operative Through December 31, 2021

25218.3. Conditionally exempt small quantity generators. (a) The department may authorize any household hazardous waste collection facility to accept hazardous waste from conditionally exempt small quantity generators.

(b) A household hazardous waste collection facility which is authorized to accept hazardous waste from CESQGs pursuant to subdivision (a) shall not accept more than 100 kilograms of hazardous waste, or 1 kilogram of extremely hazardous waste, from any one CESQG in a calendar month.

(c) A public agency, or its contractor, that accepts hazardous waste from CESQGs pursuant to this section may charge the CESQGs a fee for the cost incurred in handling their hazardous waste.

(d) The department may adopt and revise regulations for household hazardous waste collection facilities, including those which are authorized to accept hazardous waste from CESQGs. The regulations shall provide for all of the following:

(1) Promoting the reduction, reclamation, and recycling of hazardous waste over other hazardous waste management alternatives.

(2) Ensuring the safe transport of household hazardous waste and hazardous waste to authorized collection programs.

(3) Ensuring the compliance of participating CESQGs with the monthly quantity limitations specified in Section 261.5 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations.


Text of Section Operative January 1, 2022

25218.3. Conditionally exempt small quantity generators. (a) The department may authorize a household hazardous waste collection facility to accept hazardous waste from a VSQG.

(b) A household hazardous waste collection facility that is authorized to accept hazardous waste from a VSQG pursuant to subdivision (a) shall not accept more than 100 kilograms of hazardous waste, or 1 kilogram of extremely hazardous waste, from any one VSQG in a calendar month.

(c) A public agency, or its contractor, that accepts hazardous waste from a VSQG pursuant to this section may charge the VSQG a fee for the cost incurred in handling their hazardous waste.

(d) The department may adopt and revise regulations for household hazardous waste collection facilities, including those that are authorized to accept hazardous waste from a VSQG. The regulations shall provide for all of the following:

(1) Promoting the reduction, reclamation, and recycling of hazardous waste over other hazardous waste management alternatives.

(2) Ensuring the safe transport of household hazardous waste and hazardous waste to authorized collection programs.

(3) Ensuring the compliance of participating VSQGs with the monthly quantity limitations specified in Section 262.13 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations.


* Article 10.8 was added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 913, in effect January 1, 1994.