What is an EPA ID number?

Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification numbers are used to identify and track hazardous waste as it moves its way from generator to transporter to final disposal facility (cradle-to-grave).

All large quantity generators; small quantity generators; hazardous waste transporters; and hazardous waste storage, treatment, or disposal facilities are required to obtain an EPA ID number. Only 1 number is assigned to a generator or facility address.

EPA ID numbers are issued in Florida through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Contact the FDEP district office for more information.

Show All Answers

1. Am I a “VSQG”?
2. Who is the program for?
3. What is an EPA ID number?
4. Why use this program?
5. What are my responsibilities as a generator?
6. How do I participate?
7. What is done with the waste?
8. What are the costs?
9. How do I pay? Do I get a receipt?
10. What if I don't qualify? Are there other disposal options?