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USEPA Manifest Requirements

USEPA has revised the Hazardous Waste Manifest Forms used to track hazardous waste from a generatorís site to the site of its disposition. Handlers of waste will obtain new forms from any source that has registered with USEPA to print and distribute the form. Illinois is one provider of the revised manifest forms.

USEPA maintains a Manifest Registry that provides assistance to the public in obtaining the new manifests. Please note that the revised Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest was required as of September 5, 2006.

The information below explains the State of Illinois’ manifest requirements.

How do I submit manifest copies to Illinois?

Effective September 5, 2006 receiving facilities do not have to submit copies of manifests to the Illinois EPA.

Out-of-state generators sending manifested waste to an Illinois facility, and all Illinois generators sending waste to any facility, must submit copies (photocopies) within two days of shipment (for RCRA hazardous and PCB wastes) to:

Illinois EPA -- MC24
PO Box 19276
1021 N. Grand Avenue East
Springfield, IL 62794-9276

How can I order manifests?

 You may order manifests from the State of Illinois by mail with a check or money order.

What are the Illinois-specific waste codes?

Illinois requires non-hazardous special waste to be manifested on the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest. Illinois generators and out-of-state generators sending nonhazardous waste to an Illinois receiving facility must use a manifest for all shipments of nonhazardous special waste. All nonhazardous special waste should be identified as either Class A or Class B. Copies of these manifests are not to be submitted to the State of Illinois; instead Illinois receiving facilities and Illinois generators who send their waste out-of-state are required to submit summary information in the form of the Nonhazardous Special Waste Annual Report by February 1 of each year for the preceding calendar year (the IEPA generator number must be included on that report).

Who can I contact for further information?

More information is available through fact sheets or Manifest Form Selection Information.

If, after reviewing these documents, you have additional questions call (217) 524-3300 or email Hope Wright with a subject line: “manifest questions”.

For payment-related inquiries email epa.manifest.sales@illinois.gov with a subject line: “manifest sales questions”.

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