There are lots of learning resources for Conditionally Exempt Generators (CEG’s) of hazardous waste. Check it out! Any business in Rutland County Solid Waste District who qualifies as a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) may use the RCSWD HHW Depot at our Gleason Road Transfer Station. For other options, please refer to Hazardous Waste Disposal Options for Vermont Businesses.
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 RCSWD HHW Depot (770-1333) to make an appointment. Disposal fees vary depending on the type and quantity of waste.