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Environmental Programs

Environmental Approvals

Hazardous Waste Program

Receiver Responsibilities

Following is a summary of the basic responsibilities of hazardous waste receivers in terms of the hazardous waste tracking system:

  • Receivers located in Manitoba must apply to Manitoba Sustainable Development for a licence to receive hazardous waste in accordance with The Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act.
  • Submit an application for licence - The Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act Application Form  [en français]
  • Comply with the terms and conditions associated with the licence.
  • Accept hazardous waste only from registered generators and licensed carriers (except for exempted recyclable materials).
  • Complete Part C of the manifest, send copy to Manitoba Sustainable Development (and other appropriate authorities if interprovincial or international shipment) and retain a copy for two years. For recyclable material that is exempt from manifest, retain copy of shipping document for two years.