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Detailed Instructions for Completing Form GM - Sections 2 and 3

View a Sample Completed GM Form (PDF) - (80kb)

Section 2 - Onsite Management

Was any of this waste managed onsite - Place an 'X' to indicated whether any of the waste described in Section 1 was managed onsite during anytime during the previous calendar year.

On site management - If any of the waste described in Section 1 was recycled, treated or disposed onsite of generation, you must complete Onsite Process System 1 and/or 2. Enter the Management Method Code (PDF, 150 Kb) that best describes how this waste was managed. Use the final substansive process that is performed. (ie. if the waste is placed through a series of steps and eventually discharged to a POTW or sewer, you would use the final step or H135). In the quantity treated section, place the amount of the waste material described in onsite process system 1 that was treated, disposed, or recycled by the management method listed during the entire calendar year. If the waste described in section 1 was subject to more than one management method code, enter the amount and the management method code in onsite process system 2 (see example).

Section 3 - Offsite Shipments

Box A - Place an 'X' to indicate if any of the waste described in Section 1 was shipped offsite at any time during the previous calendar year.

Box B - Indicate the EPA Identification number of the designated facility where the waste described in Section 1 was shipped. This number would appear in Box 8 on the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest form used to ship the waste. If you are shipping waste to a foreign country, enter FC0000000000 in place of the EPA Identification Number.

Box C - Enter the Management Method Code (PDF, 150 Kb) indicating how the waste was managed when it was received at the designated facility. This code should be indicated by the management facility in Box 19 of the Uniform Hazardous Manifest form used to ship the waste.

Box D - Enter the total quantity of waste shipped to the facility referenced in Box B of this section. This number should match exactly the amount shipped to this facility taken from the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifests used to ship this material during the entire calendar year. If the waste described in section 1 was shipped to the same facility referenced in Box B and managed differently, enter the appropriate information on the next line. Also, if the waste described in section 1 was shipped to more than one facility, enter the appropriate information on the next line.

The form provides for indicating up to three different facilities that the waste described in Section 1 was shipped. If the waste described in Section 1 was shipped to more than three facilities, a second GM form must be utilized to indicated any subsequent facilities. When indicating this information on a second GM form, enter only the additional information being provided, Do not complete Section 1 again.

Page Number - Place the page number in the lower right hand corner of each GM form. Start with Page 1 of the total number of GM pages completed. Continuation sheets should be labeled first numerically, then alphabetically, (ie 1, 1A, 1B etc.)