Waste Management Plan Checklist

How does your Waste Management Plan measure up? Use our checklist below to score your plan and find gaps that may be discovered by an EPA audit.

Please note: This checklist assumes that you are a Large Quantity Generator and generate more than 2200 pounds of hazardous waste in any month during the year. If you are a Small Quantity Generator (SQG) or Conditionally Exempt SQG (will be Very Small Quantity Generator with regulation updates), your requirements are fewer.

Check each item below which you know you have fully prepared. There are a few “Best Management Practices” (notated as *BMP) in the list that are not required per the regulation but found in superb waste management plans.

Check the box if you have:

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How did you do? What did you leave unchecked?

Remember to schedule your RCRA refresher training (due at least every 3 years). With the numerous changes to RCRA annually, retraining is highly recommended.

You now know the areas of weakness in your Waste Management Program. This gives you a good idea about how your company’s Waste Management Plan stacks up and your readiness for an EPA inspection.

If you need some help starting a Plan from scratch or if you need help updating your current Waste Management Plan, please contact us at 216.341.1800.

Updated: 12/19/19

Published by Stephen Kovatch

Senior Client ManagerĀ  Stephen J. Kovatch focuses on assisting clients in establishing corporate regulatory compliance programs in the areas of air, water, and waste management. Mr. Kovatch also provides direction to industrial facility owners who are active in the transaction of contaminated property by defining objectives, coordinating soil and water sampling protocols, risk assessment, and remedial / cleanup activities. He frequently represents clients in property sales negotiations and regulatory agency and insurance proceedings.

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