Businesses and Organizations

The states of Kansas and Missouri classify any hazardous waste not generated by a household as business hazardous waste. All public and private entities are business waste generators, including but not limited to:

  • Business
  • Churches
  • Government
  • Industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-profit
  • Rental properties
  • Schools

Is my business a hazardous waste generator?

A generator is any non-household entity that produces a hazardous waste as listed or characterized in part 261 of title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). All hazardous waste generators are responsible for determining if their waste is classified as hazardous and must oversee the ultimate fate of the waste. RCRA Subtitle C requires generators to ensure and fully document that the hazardous waste they produce is properly identified, managed, and treated prior to recycling or disposal.

STEP 1: Determine your generator type

Recognizing that generators produce waste in different quantities, the Environmental Protection Agency established three categories of generators in the regulations. Determine your generator type:

For assistance, contact:

STEP 2: Contact a commercial hazardous waste management provider

CESQG businesses located in Johnson County, Kansas can take their waste to the Johnson County HHW facility. All other businesses must contract with a commercial hazardous waste management provider:

MARC does not endorse the businesses and organizations listed above. This listing is provided only as a public service to the region and should not be considered complete. MARC recommends that businesses request verification of proper permits and inquire about the management methods used by the hazardous waste disposal provider.