is waste or a combination of wastes, which because of quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or infectious characteristics may cause or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious, irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness; or pose a substantial present or potential threat to human health or to the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported or disposed of, or otherwise managed, and which has been identified, by characteristics or listing, as hazardous pursuant to Section 3001 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (42 U. S. C. 6901 et seq.) or pursuant to agency guidelines consistent with the requirements of the Act and Board regulations.
Information on manifesting hazardous waste is available here if your company generates hazardous waste; you may order a manifest from any USEPA approved printer.
Non-Hazardous Special Waste
is industrial process waste or pollution control waste that has not been identified, by characteristics or listing, as hazardous pursuant to Section 3001 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 or Board Regulations.
You will need to use a copy of the manifest available here if your company generates non-hazardous special waste. These manifests may be purchased from a third party if necessary. Instructions for completing the manifest are available here.
Potentially Infectious Medical Waste (PIMW)
is generated in connection with the diagnosis, treatment (i.e., provision of medical services), or immunization of human beings or animals; research pertaining to the provision of medical services; or the production or testing of biological materials (section 3.84 of the Act).