Category: Hazardous Waste

Permitted Used Oil Facilities

There are several types of permitted Used Oil Facilities in Utah. They are: Marketers Off-Specification Burners Re-Refiners and Processors Transporters and Transfer Facilities Contact The form for Transporters and Transfer Facilities, Off-Specification Burners, Marketers, and Re-refiners and Processors may downloaded and printed. Completed forms can then be mailed to the: Division of Waste Management and …

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Marketers:
Permitted Used Oil Facilities

Marketers are handlers who either direct shipments of used oil to be burned as fuel in regulated devices or, claim that EPA and State specifications are met for used oil. By definition, marketers fall into at least one of the following categories: Transporter Processor/Refiner Generator More information on Marketers: Registered Used Oil Marketers (18 KB) …

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Re-Refiners and Processors:
Permitted Used Oil Facilities

Re-refiners and processors are facilities that blend or remove impurities from used oil so that it can be burned for energy recovery or reused. Included in this category are re-refiners who process used oil so that it can be reused in a new product such as a lubricant. The most common method of recycling is …

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Transporters and Transfer Facilities:
Permitted Used Oil Facilities

Used Oil Transporters are companies that pick up used oil from various sources and deliver it to re-refiners, processors, or burners. Transfer facilities include facility where used oil is held for longer than 24 hours, but not longer than 35 days. Examples of transfer facilities are storage tanks, loading docks and parking areas. Annual Report: …

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Background:
Used Oil Program

Jump to: Funding and Priorities Grants Comments Because used oil recycling makes a contribution to present energy demands and offers a safe outlet for a material often dumped haphazardly into the environment, The U.S. Congress, the EPA, the Utah Legislature, and the Department of Environmental Quality have given special attention to its regulation. The 1993 …

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Collection Centers:
Used Oil Program

Jump to: Collection Centers By County Become a Collection Center Recycling Program Comments Managing used oil to maximize its economic value, while minimizing pollution makes good sense. The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control believes that the majority of Utah residents are environmentally sensitive and willing to participate in a used oil recycling program. …

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Frequently Asked Questions:
Used Oil Program

What is meant by a DIYer? A DIYer is a “do-it-yourself” oil changer –any person who changes the oil in their own vehicles or other engines. Why is a special program to collect this oil necessary? The U.S. EPA estimates that 50% of Americans change their own oil and only 35% of that oil is …

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Generators:
Used Oil Program

Generators comprise the largest segment of the used oil industry. They include businesses that produce, or collect, used oil through commercial or industrial operations, such as: Commercial Airlines and Railroads Construction Companies Manufacturing Enterprises Military Installations Public and Private Motor Pool Fleets (Taxis, Buses, and Delivery Vehicles) Vehicle Repair Shops and Service Stations Generators also …

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Inspections, Enforcement, and Prohibited Practices:
Used Oil Program

Any duly authorized officer, employee or representative of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control may, at any reasonable time and upon presentation of appropriate credentials and upon providing the opportunity to have a representative of the owner, operator, or agent in charge to be present, enter upon and inspect any property, premise, or …

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Origins of Used Oil:
Used Oil Program

Air Conditioning Repair Facilities Automotive Maintenance Facilities (See Note below.) Electric Generating Stations Household Do-It-Yourselfers Manufacturing Companies Mining and Smelter Operations Plus Many Other Types of Businesses Note: When you have an automotive maintenance facility change your oil for you, you probably are charged a small fee by the facility to get rid of your …

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Outreach and Training:
Used Oil Program

Watch Our Used Oil Commercials Recycling and Community Outreach Connection For additional information on used oil check out these sites. Filter Manufacturers Council American Petroleum Institute Comments For more information about the Used Oil Program, please contact Deborah Ng: (801) 536-0218.

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Statistics:
Used Oil Program

The nation consumes around 252 billion gallons of petroleum products annually, primarily as fuel. Approximately one percent is refined into various industrial and engine-related oils. Much of that oil is unrecoverable; some due to severe contamination during use and some due to spillage. The amount of used oil that can be recovered varies greatly, from …

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Used Oil Defined

Used oil is defined in Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 279 , and Utah’s Standards for the Management of Used Oil as “any oil that has been refined from crude oil, or any synthetic oil, that has been used and as a result of such use is contaminated by physical …

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Specifications:
Used Oil Program

Most used oil in Utah is burned as a substitute fuel for energy recovery, which means it is burned to produce a product, such as asphalt road material. Because it has been used, used oil may contain many more contaminants than virgin oil. EPA has looked at this issue closely, and has determined that only …

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Regulation of Used Oil as a Hazardous Waste

Used oil, by itself, is not managed as a hazardous waste, even though it may exhibit hazardous waste characteristics. However, if used oil is mixed with any quantity or any combination of a hazardous waste that is listed in Subpart D of Title 40 CFR 261 (a "listed" waste), the mixture is subject to regulation …

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