Hawaii Containers regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Hawaii Containers: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Container management rules: Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) 11-264-170 to 11-264-179 and HAR 11-265-170 to 11-265-178 (interim status) Empty container rules: HAR 11-261-7 Organic air emission standards: HAR 11-264-1030 to 11-264-1090 and HAR 11-265-1030 to 11-265-1090 (interim status)

Regulatory Agencies
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Hawaii Department of Health (HDH) Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Section

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Hawaii follows the federal hazardous waste container requirements, including the empty container standards and the organic air emissions standards.

· Administration and enforcement. HDH's Solid and Hazardous Waste Section administers and enforces the container rules in Hawaii.


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