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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 335INDUSTRIAL SOLID WASTE AND MUNICIPAL HAZARDOUS WASTE
SUBCHAPTER NHOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTES
RULE §335.413General Shipping, Manifesting, Recordkeeping, and Reporting Requirements

(a) Except for those collected reusable materials handled in accordance with the requirements of §335.419 of this title (relating to Reuse of Collected Material) and wastes received at the center which are not household hazardous waste, persons who collect, receive, or aggregate household hazardous waste shall:

  (1) utilize only hazardous waste transporters who have notified the executive director with respect to transportation of hazardous waste, who have notified the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of their involvement in transporting hazardous waste, and who have been issued an EPA identification number, for transporting or shipping household hazardous waste from a collection event or permanent collection center, except for household hazardous waste that is shipped as universal waste under the provisions of Subchapter H, Division 5 of this chapter (relating to Universal Waste Rule), and except in cases where aggregated household hazardous waste is shipped to another permanent collection center for the purpose of consolidating aggregated household hazardous waste;

  (2) ship, using a uniform hazardous waste manifest or following the universal waste rules if appropriate to the type(s) of waste(s) being shipped, household hazardous waste from a collection event or permanent collection center only to receivers that are permitted as hazardous waste processing, storage, or disposal facilities with authorization to receive household hazardous waste and that have agreed to accept the waste, except in cases where aggregated household hazardous waste is shipped to another permanent collection center for the purpose of consolidating aggregated household hazardous waste;

  (3) package and label household hazardous waste so as to apply the applicable United States Department of Transportation requirements and the requirements contained in §335.10 of this title (relating to Shipping and Reporting Procedures Applicable to Generators of Hazardous Waste or Class 1 Waste and Primary Exporters of Hazardous Waste) to the household hazardous waste as if it was hazardous waste; and

  (4) retain for at least one year from the date of shipment copies of all manifests and bills of lading utilized for the shipment of household hazardous waste, and make the records available to the executive director upon request;

(b) For all wastes received and materials offered for reuse, an operator shall:

  (1) report annually to the executive director by April 1st for the previous calendar year the amount of household hazardous waste and other wastes received, including materials offered for reuse and those transferred to another operator, using a form provided by the agency; and

  (2) ensure that all wastes received are properly processed or disposed under all federal, state, and local requirements that are applicable to the specific waste; if materials offered for reuse are later shipped for processing or disposal without having been transferred to another person, the materials must be processed or disposed as required for household hazardous waste if they have any characteristic of hazardous waste.


Source Note: The provisions of this §335.413 adopted to be effective July 31, 2008, 33 TexReg 5947

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