Michigan Universal Wastes regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Universal Wastes: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Universal waste rules: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.11003(1)(x), MAC r. 299.9228, and MAC r. 299.9229

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Definitions of universal waste terms: MAC r. 299.9101 to 299.9109

Small quantity handlers of universal wastes (SQHUWs) and large quantity handlers of universal wastes (LQHUWs): MAC r. 299.9228(11).

Lamps: MAC r. 299.11003(1)(x), MAC r. 299.9105(a), MAC r. 299.9228(1), and MAC r. 299.9228(2)

Mercury-containing universal wastes: MAC r. 299.11003(1)(x), MAC r. 299.9228(1)(c) to 299.9228(1)(f), MAC r. 299.9228(2)(h), MAC r. 299.9228(2)(i), MAC r.299.9228(4)(c), and MAC r.299.9228(5)(d)

Aerosol cans: MAC r. 299.11003(1)(x), MAC r. 299.9101(q), MAC r. 299.9101(r), MAC r. 299.9228(1)(k), MAC r. 299.9228(1)(e), and MAC r. 299.9228(2)(r) to 299.9228(2)(t)

Pharmaceuticals: MAC r. 299.9106(n), MAC r. 299.9228(1)(h), MAC r. 299.9228(2)(l), MAC r. 299.9228(2)(m), MAC r. 299.9228(4)(d), and MAC r. 299.9228(5)(e)

Consumer electronics: MAC r. 299.9102(s), MAC r. 299.9228(1)(i), MAC r. 299.9228(2)(n), MAC r. 299.9228(2)(o), MAC r. 299.9228(4)(e), MAC r. 299.9228(4)(f), and MAC r. 299.9228(5)(f)

Antifreeze: MAC r. 299.9101(x), MAC r. 299.9228(1)(j), MAC r. 299.9228(2)(p), MAC r. 299.9228(2)(q), MAC r. 299.9228(4)(g), and MAC r. 299.9228(5)(g)

Regulatory Agency

Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) Materials Management Division Hazardous Waste Program Section

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan's regulations for the management of universal wastes parallel the federal universal waste rules, including the universal management rules for aerosol cans. Although Michigan has adopted by reference the federal universal waste regulations, the state's universal waste ...

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