Hazardous Waste Resources

Guidance Documents

These guidance documents detail the requirements for financial security and plans requiring approval under the Hazardous Waste RegulationThese were created to aid hazardous waste generators, management facilities, consultants, and others to manage hazardous waste above the generator registration quantity (Schedule 6). 

Disclaimer: the guidelines provided in this website are not legal documents. In all cases the Environmental Management Act, regulations, and other legislation take precedence. 

This guide provides an overview of the Province’s requirements for handling and managing hazardous waste and how related laws in British Columbia apply to generators, carriers and receivers of hazardous waste.

This guideline will assist generators of hazardous wastes and/or their agents with completing a generator registration form.

The Guidance, Forms & Fees page of the Waste Discharge Authorization section contains templates and guidance for registration, the application process, and preparation of documents for approval required under the Hazardous Waste Regulation, for both BC Generator or Registered Sites.

These guides contain information specific to management of waste asbestos.

This document provides general guidelines for generators of waste arising from construction and demolition activities, including cleaning, that may be characterized as regulated hazardous waste due to the presence of lead in a coating applied to the surface of the construction material or in the material itself.

This document provides guidance on what should be done to manage waste, including hazardous waste, from camps established to house workers such as in industrial, oil and gas, mining or construction operations. The emphasis is on authorizations required by the BC Ministry of Environment. Information is also provided for best management practices when authorization is not required.

A manual designed to assist consignors, carriers and consignees in completing and distributing the British Columbia Hazardous Waste Manifest and supplementary forms.

 

Preparing Contingency Plans for Carriers of Hazardous Waste Guidelines

The main purpose of these guidelines is to promote development of comprehensive and consistent emergency response plans by the transportation industry, in cooperation with the federal, provincial and local governments. Users have the responsibility of judging the suitability of the guidelines according to their specific situation.

 

Product List

Products available for purchase via specific organizations

 
Location Item Price (Excluding taxes) Stock # or Code
Distribution Centre (Victoria) Manifest Forms Continuous $7,000 (box of 500) 7530821000
Distribution Centre (Victoria) Manifest Forms Pad $350 (pad of 25) 7530821001
Distribution Centre (Victoria) Manifest Student Guide Binder $25 each 7530821002
Distribution Centre (Victoria) Multiple Carriers Form $50 (pad of 25) 7530821003
Distribution Centre (Victoria) Multiple Consignors Forms $50 (pad of 25) 7530821004
Distribution Centre (Victoria) Multiple Different Wastes Forms $50 (pad of 25) 7530821005
Distribution Centre (Victoria) Multiple Forms Desk $25 (Word Format) 7530821006
Distribution Centre (Victoria) Single Manifest Form $14 (Only available in person at 4234 Glanford Ave, Victoria BC) 7530821007
Front Counter BC  Single Manifest Form

$14 (no refund transactions)

- in person at Front Counter BC offices

OR

- mailed out manifests (pre-paid shipment & mail costs incurred by client, registered mail or courier only), contact a Front Counter BC office to make a request

 
Ministry of Environment, Hazardous Waste Program Data Search - will inform if a company has transported, generated, or manifested hazardous waste in B.C.
Complete the Site Information Request Form (PDF)
$100 (price per company name/address) S1
Ministry of Environment, Hazardous Waste Program Generator Registration Data CD - will provide information on all active registered generators in B.C. (i.e., address, waste type, quantity, etc.) $100 G1
Ministry of Environment, Hazardous Waste Program Manifest Data CD - a copy of all manifest information that has been received and entered into the Hazardous Waste Program database for the prior calendar year. Manifest information is available for the years 1999 to 2014 inclusively. $100 (price per calendar year) M4