Most businesses generate some form of dangerous waste - waste that's potentially harmful to our health and environment. Kitsap and Mason County businesses that generate small quantites of dangerous waste can use the Kitsap County Small Quanity Generator Program to safely and affordably dispose of it.
Dangerous waste is more common than you think. Businesses are required to determined whether the waste your business generates is dangerous. You must also handle you dangerous waste safely and dispose of it properly. Learn more about dangerous waste.
Small quantity generators (SQGs) are businesses or organizations (including churches and non-profits) that generate less than 220 pounds of dangerous waste, or less than 2.2 pounds of certain kinds of highly toxic waste, in any month. Determine your generator status and learn which rules you must follow.
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Submit the online inventory worksheet to request a disposal appointment. If you need help, you can also use this worksheet to request free on-site technical assistance with organizing or identifying your waste.
If you cannot submit an online worksheet, contact Kitsap1 at 360.337.5777.
Within approximately 2 business days, program staff will contact you to schedule your appointment or schedule on-site technical assistance. Collections are held twice a month.
Collections are held at the Kitsap County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility at 5551 SW Imperial Way, Bremerton. The facility is located in the Olympic View Industrial Park across from the Bremerton National Airport on Highway 3.
Do not mix waste types together. Transport waste in closed, labeled, and leak-proof containers. Transport waste in a trunk or truck bed to minimize risk to people. Comply with U.S. Department of Transportation regulations for hauling hazardous materials.
At your appointment, staff will classify your waste by category and waste. They will provide you with an itemized record of waste received and the amount owed.
All businesses can benefit from reducing or eliminating their dangerous waste generation. Changing a process or substituting a less hazardous product can reduce dangerous waste, save money, and protect workers. Washington State Department of Ecology’s Toxics Reduction Specialists can help. Learn about pollution prevention opportunities for your business.
Small quantity generators pay disposal fees, which vary by waste type and quantity. At your appointment, staff will provide you with an itemized record of waste received and the amount due.
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