EPA e-Manifest System LIVE as of June 30, 2018

EPA has established a national system for tracking hazardous waste shipments electronically. This system, known as “e-Manifest”, will modernize the nation’s cradle-to-grave hazardous waste tracking process while saving valuable time, resources, and dollars for industry and states.

Benefits of the e-Manifest system include:
  • Creation of a single hub for one-stop reporting of manifest data for use by EPA and states;
  • Transition from paper-intensive process to electronic system is expected to save state and industry users $75-90 million annually;
  • Accurate and more timely information on waste shipments;
  • Rapid notification of discrepancies or other problems related to a particular shipment;
  • Increased effectiveness of compliance monitoring of waste shipments by regulators; and
  • The potential for integrating manifest reporting with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) biennial reporting process and other federal and state information systems.
For more information, please review the FAQs below.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Updated July 11, 2018

A surcharge “e-Manifest” will be applied for each manifest. You will be charged up to $15.00 per manifest.

FAQ-Chat Additions from Webcast - Updated July 12, 2018

The cost of e-manifest processing end-to-end has not yet been determined. Being in compliance with e-manifest requires IT and labor resources that have not been fully defined. Our e-Manifest charge will allow us to cover the EPA manifest fee and additional expenses we will incur on your behalf to comply with this new EPA requirement and achieve an acceptable operating margin. Waste Management will provide future updates as costs are better understood.

Note: This presentation information is solely for educational purposes and provides only a general description of various regulatory requirements. For a complete description, please consult the relevant federal and state regulatory statutes. Nothing in this presentation constitutes legal advice and you should not legally rely on any information provided in this presentation or FAQ. We make no warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information and disclaim all liability resulting from any use or reliance of this information.