Dangerous Waste Disposal for Small Quantity Generators

​Kitsap County Small Quantity Generator Program

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.

Does my business have dangerous waste?

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.

Does my business qualify as a small quantity generator?

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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My business or organization is a small quantity generator. How do we use this local program?

Step 1: Schedule an appointment by submitting the online inventory worksheet

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.

Step 2: Program staff notifies you of delivery date and time

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.

Step 3: Transport your hazardous waste to the collection facility at your scheduled date and time

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.

How can I reduce my dangerous waste?

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.

What is the cost to use this program?

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. 

 Sample price list for small quantity generators​. Prices subject to change. ​

Material​Price Per Lb​Disposition
​A-Fuel​$.20​Fuels Blending
​Aerosol Paint​$1.15​Discharge & Fuels
​Aerosol Pesticide/Corrosive​$1.65​Incineration
Battery - Alkaline​$.20​Landfill
Battery - Lead Acid​No Charge​Recycle
Battery - Lithium​$3.50​Recycle
Battery - Mercury​$3.50​Recycle
Battery - Ni-Cad (Dry) ​No Charge​Recycle
Battery - ​Nickel Metal Hydride​No Charge​Recycle
Battery - Silver Oxide ​$.35​Landfill
​Corrosive Liquid​$.95​Deact. & Landfill
​Corrosive Solid​$.95​Deact & Landfill
​Flammable Solid​$1.65​Incineration​55 g/dm
​Reactives - 4.2, 4.3​$3.50​Incineration​in 5g/dm
​Latex Paint​$.20​Recycle
​Mercury Debris​$1.50​Recycle
​Mercury Debris, Bulky​$4.00​Recycle
​Mercury, Pure​$3.00​Recycle
​Motor Oil, Used​$.02​Bunker Fuels
​Non-Regulated Solids​$.45​Deact. & Landfill
​Oil Paint/Bulk/DM​$.25​Fuels Blending​Bulk DM
​Oil Paint/Related Products​$.30​Fuels Blending ​In Boxes
​Oil Paint/Related Products - Leaking or Sludges​$.45​Fuels Blending​In Drums
​Organic Peroxides$3.50​Incineration​In 5g/dm
​Oxidizer Liquid​$1.40​Deact. & Landfill
​Oxidizer Solid​$1.40​Deact. & Landfill
​PCB Ballasts​$.20​Landfill
​PCB Ballasts - Leaking​$1.50​Incineration
​Poison Liquid​$1.20​Incineration
​Poison solid​$1.20​Incineration
​Fluorescent tubes - Broken​$1.10​Recycle
​Fluorescent lamps - Intact​$.40​Recycle
​HID Lamps​$2.00​Recycle
​55 gl Open Top Drum​$36.00 Each​Sales

​55 gl Bung Top Drum

​$36.00 Each