Conditionally Exempt Generators
Any business in Chittenden Solid Waste District who qualifies as a Conditionally Exempt Generator (CEG) may use the Environmental Depot. For other options, please refer to Hazardous Waste Disposal Options for Vermont Businesses. (pdf, 600 kb)
The State of Vermont defines a CEG as a business that generates less than:
- 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month; OR
- 2.2 pounds of acutely hazardous waste per month; OR
- 220 pounds per month of any residue or contaminated soil, waste, or other debris resulting from the cleanup of any acutely hazardous waste; OR
- A total accumulation at any one time of 2,200 pounds of hazardous waste.
Some examples of common CEGs include: artists, auto repair shops, contractors, dry cleaners, exterminators, farms, painters, printers, property managers, and schools. If you think your business may qualify as a CEG, call the Environmental Depot (865-4663) to make an appointment. Disposal fees vary depending on the type and quantity of waste.
Want to keep your employees updated on Vermont’s hazardous waste regulations? Go to the state’s CEG online course page.
This On Line Learning Course is designed for Conditionally Exempt Generators of Hazardous Wastes and provides educational information and resources to assist in compliance with the basic requirements of the Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Regulations.