It is the instrument through which the hazardous waste generators must comply with the obligation to register with the Secretariat.
Generators of hazardous waste
Generator is a physical or moral person who produces waste through the development of production processes or consumption, which takes on different responsibilities according to the amount of waste generated annually.
Who must file the registration process as a generator of hazardous waste?
Every natural or legal person that produces hazardous waste, as a result of the realization of production processes or consumption.
What are the response times?
This procedure requires no response, so when appearing in Space Citizen Contact (ECC), a record sealed reception that supports your presentation is issued.
Is there any additional information that the user should know?
If, which refers to:
Description of waste:
Besides the name, hazardous waste must have the Hazard Waste Code (CPR) and the corresponding key listed in the listings Hazardous Waste Classification, NOM-052-SEMARNAT-2005.
The estimated hazardous waste generation, annual quantity must be expressed in mass units (tons / year).
official identification for individuals, and in the case of legal persons, the legal representative (INE Voting Card, Passport, Certificate Professional or military service card). Original and Copy
charter in the case of corporations. Original and Copy Power of Attorney for legal representatives (if applicable). Original and copy power of attorney signed before two witnesses (if applicable, for the representation of individuals). Original.
Large, small and micro generators
How classifies the General Law for the Prevention and Management of Waste (LGPGIR) to the waste generators?
The LGPGIR, classifies waste generators into three categories, depending on the volumes that generate these being:
LARGE GENERATORS: Those who perform an activity that generate an amount equal to or greater than ten tons in total gross weight of waste per year or its equivalent in another measurement unit [1].
SMALL GENERATORS: Those who perform an activity in which generate greater than 400 kilograms and less amount to 10 tons in total gross weight of waste per year or its equivalent in another measurement unit [2].
Microgenerators: Those industrial, commercial or service establishments that generate an amount up to 400 kilograms of hazardous waste per year or its equivalent in another measurement unit [3].
Does the category as waste generator applies only to those who generate hazardous waste?
No, in the case of the categories as small and large generators, apply for special management waste and municipal solid; while for micro-generators, only applies to hazardous waste.
What are the main objectives of the legislation, to categorize the waste generators?
Differentiate the responsibilities acquired by generating certain amount of waste, ie the greater the amount of generation, LGPGIR provides administrative and technical specific obligations.
That appropriate legal and administrative obligations are met by actions to reduce the source of generation (minimization), the correct separation and recovery for proper integrated management.
Do you need to update the registry as a generator of hazardous waste?
If, in case of updating data (change of name and legal representative), updated list of waste generated, volume and category change. This process through SEMARNAT-07-031 Amendment to records and authorizations regarding hazardous waste by-005-SEMARNAT FF format.
Also, in case of suspension of generation or closure of facilities where hazardous waste is generated, the procedure must be submitted SEMARNAT-07-034 through the following modes, depending on the case:
Notices of suspension mode A generation of hazardous waste.
Notice Type B installation close microgenerators.
Closing Notice type C installation of small and large generators and service providers.
[1] Article 5, paragraph XII of the LGPGIR
[2] Article 5, section XX of LGPGIR
[3] Article 5, section XIX of the LGPGIR