Businesses, Farms & Non-Profits

2022 VSQG Rates

Businesses, farms & non-profit organizations must make an appointment.

Very Small Quantity Generator (VSQG) is defined as:

Any person who generates in a calendar month:

  • a total of less than 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of hazardous material

  • <1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of acute hazardous material

  • 100 kilograms (220 pounds) or less of acute hazardous material

Any person who stores or accumulates:

  • 1,000 kilograms (2205 pounds) or less of hazardous material

  • < 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of acute hazardous material

  • 100 kilograms (220 pounds) or less of acute hazardous material

Hazardous Waste Barrels

Hazardous Material Includes Materials Which Are:

  • Ignitable - such as paint wastes, certain degreasers and solvents, adhesives, thinners, mixed with solvents and mineral spirits

  • Corrosive - such as rust removers, acid or alkaline cleaning fluids and battery acids

  • Reactive - such as cyanide plating wastes, sulfide containing wastes and toluene diisocyanate

  • Toxic - contains chemical such as arsenic, chromium, mercury, lead, cadmium, etc and includes paints with metal pigment, paint filters and pesticides

Requirements of Very Small Quantity Generators:

Transporting

    • You may haul your own waste to a local approved hazardous material collection facility following any and all DOT regulations

    • You may make arrangements with a licensed hazardous material transporter to take your material to a licensed treatment, storage, recycling or disposal facility

  • VSQGs are not required to manifest their waste shipments

    • If you choose to manifest your waste shipments, you need to obtain an EPA identification number from the Wisconsin DNR, and comply with the manifest requirements

  • VSQGs are invoiced for disposal of hazardous material based on the quantity and type of material brought to the Hazardous Material Recovery facility

  • VSQGs are responsible for their waste from the point of generation until proper recycling or disposal of their waste

For More Information, please refer to Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter NR 600