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QUALITY (SCHEDULED WASTES) REGULATIONS 2005

Environmental Quality Act 1974 ENVIRONMENTAL

EQ (Scheduled Waste) Regulations


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Schedules 1st Schedule - Classification of SW 2nd Schedule - Notification of SW 3rd Schedule - Labeling Requirement for SW 4th Schedule - SW of Potential incompatibility 5th Schedule - Inventory of SW 6th Schedule - Consignment Note for SW 7th Schedule - Information of SW

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Main regulations
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EQ (Scheduled Wastes) Regulations, 2005 EQ (Prescribed Premise) (Scheduled Wastes Treatment and Disposal Facilities) Regulations, 1989 EQ (Prescribed Conveyance) (Scheduled Wastes) Order, 2005

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Context in this Regulations "scheduled wastes" means any waste falling within the categories of waste listed in the First Schedule "waste generator" means any person who generates scheduled wastes "contractor" means any person licensed by the Director General of Environmental Quality under subsection 18(1A) of the Act "prescribed premises" means premises prescribed by the Environmental Quality (Prescribed Premises) (Scheduled Wastes Treatment and Disposal Facilities) Order 1989 [P.U. (A) 140/1989].

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Main Issues
Identification of Scheduled Wastes (2) Notification of Scheduled Wastes to DOE (3) Disposal/Treatment of Scheduled Wastes (4) Storage of Scheduled Wastes of Potential incompatibility (5) Labeling Requirement for Scheduled Wastes (6) Inventory of Scheduled Wastes (7) Transportation of Scheduled Wastes (1)

Consignment Note

(8) Scheduled Wastes Information

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1) Identification of Scheduled Wastes Groups of waste generated by industrial and services sectors are categorized and listed in First Schedule of the Regulations.

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2) Notification of generation of new scheduled wastes
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To notify Director General of DOE regarding generation of new scheduled wastes within 30 days from the date of generation By using the Second Schedule form as shown in

Calling DOE only is not enough

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3a) Disposal of scheduled wastes
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Disposal of scheduled wastes at Prescribed Premises only Only licensed scheduled wastes contractors can collect and transport these wastes The licensed scheduled wastes contractors need to get their licences Licensed contractors renewed annually available at
DOE web-site

www.jas.sains.my

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3b) Treatment of scheduled wastes
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Scheduled wastes can be only treated By licensed scheduled wastes contractors by on-site treatment facility (within companys compound).

Residuals from treatment of Scheduled Wastes shall be treated or disposed of at prescribed premises (by Licensed

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3c) What about certain Scheduled Wastes that are not toxic or hazardous? Generators of Scheduled Wastes may apply to the DG in writing to have scheduled wastes from their particular facility or process to be excluded from the disposal of, treatment of or recovery of material or product from such scheduled waste at the prescribed premises.

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4a) Storage of Schedule Waste
Containers for storage shall be compatible with the Scheduled Wastes (SW) Containers containing SW shall always be closed during storage, except to add or remove Scheduled Wastes

Storage of scheduled wastes

DG may direct waste generator to Storage of SW shall be send any SW for recovery, treatment 180 days or less, and the quantity or disposal for such a period or quantityshall be less than 20 metric tons as he may direct

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4b) Storage of Schedule Waste
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Incompatible Scheduled Wastes shall be stored in separate containers For guidance, refer to Fourth Schedule

For example Acidic and Alkaline scheduled wastes shall not be stored together

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4c) Storage of scheduled wastes
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Stored in containers that durable to prevent spillage or leakage Storage area shall be designed, constructed and maintained to prevent spillage or leakage
Not this way!

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5) Labeling of Schedule Wastes
Date of generation, name, address and telephone numbers of the SW generator shall be clearly marked on the containers

Labeling of Scheduled wastes

Labelled according to Third Schedule Labeling Requirement for Scheduled Wastes No person is allowed to alter the labels or markings.

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5) Labeling of Schedule Wastes Whats wrong with this?

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6) Inventory of scheduled wastes
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Inventory of scheduled wastes being generated, treated and disposed shall be kept accurate and up-to-date, using forms as shown in Fifth Schedule The inventory shall include - Categories - Quantities of scheduled wastes - etc.

Records shall be kept for 3 years.

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7) Transportation and Delivery of SW
SW can be transported by licensed contractors only

Waste generator is to fill up 6 copies of Part 1 of 6th Schedule (consignment note) and give to Waste Contractor

Waste Contractor shall fill up Part 2 of Consignment Note and hand over 2 copies to the waste generator, waste generator to submit to DOE one cop within 30 Days from the date of transportation of SW

Transport contractor must deliver SW to waste treatment plant within 10 day waste treatment plant shall complete Part 3 of Consignment Note and hand one copy each to waste generator, transport contractor and DOE, within 20 D from the date of receipt of SW. If the Consignment Note is not received with 30 days, notify DOE

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7) Other Information during Transportation and Delivery Waste generator must provide information in 7th Schedule to Waste Contractor Waste generator must inform Waste Contractor of purpose and use of 7th Schedule

Waste Contractor must carry 7th Schedule for all types of SW being transp observe and comply with instructions in 7th Schedule

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8) Schedule Wastes Infromation Delivery of scheduled wastes * Waste generator shall provide information for every category of scheduled wastes delivered. - Use 7th Schedule * Waste generator shall assist the waste contractor if there is any spillage or accidental discharge. - by providing technical expertise - by supporting assistance in clean up operation

Thank you
Ricky Godwin Sustainability Deptartment