Hazardous Waste Management Section

The primary responsibility of the Environmental Quality Division-Hazardous Waste Management Section (EQD-HWMS) is to enforce and assist the EMB Regional Offices in the implementation of Title III (Hazardous Waste Management) of DAO 29, the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 6969 and DAO 2013-22, its Procedural Manual.


ANNOUNCEMENT

“On 22 October 2020, the Final Stakeholders Consultation on the proposed amendments to DAO 2013-22 or the “Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Wastes:, was held. As such, any stakeholder may send a position paper regarding the proposed amendments presented during the consultation. All position papers of Stakeholders should be sent on or before 13th November 2020.

Kindly click the link below for a copy of the draft DAO with the proposed amendments in blue and red ink.

 Draft DAO of proposed amendments to DAO 2013-22


ADVISORY

While the Environmental Management Bureau – Central Office is in Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine, we shall be working on skeleton workforce from Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm starting 18 May 2020 until 29 May 2020. The public is encouraged to send all inquiries at records@emb.gov.ph. For special permits to transport (SPTTs) M501 (Healthcare Wastes) and other hazardous wastes, you may send it at hazwaste@emb.gov.ph only until the online system is operational by June 2020. All electronic communication/transaction must be transmitted to and received by the Office from 9am to 3pm. Applications or transactions received beyond 3pm will be acted upon the following working day.  For specific queries/clarification the public is also advised to contact the assigned EMB personnel.


EMB Memorandum Circular No. 2020-14

Interim Guidelines on Issuance of Special Permit to Transport (SPTT) for the Transport of Hazardous Waste within the Community Quarantine Period

EMB Memorandum Circular No. 2020-15

Addendum to the Interim Guidelines on Issuance of Special Permit to Transport (SPTT) for the Transportation of Hazardous Wastes within the Community Quarantine Period

EMB Memorandum Circular No. 2020-16

Amendment of the Interim Guidelines on Issuance of Special Permit to Transport (SPTT) for the Transportation of Hazardous Wastes within the Community Quarantine Period

EMB Memorandum Circular No. 2020-19

Clarificatory Guidance on the issuance of Hazardous Waste Generator (HWG) Registration for Malls or Commercial building Owners and Clustered Establishments

EMB Memorandum Circular No. 2020-20

Provisional Guidelines on the Hazardous Wastes Management during the Extended Enhanced Community Quarantine Period


ATTENTION TO ALL IMPORTERS OF RECYCLABLE MATERIALS UNDER DAO 2013-22:

A memorandum circular was issued on 28 November 2017 to clarify that all importers of recyclable materials containing hazardous substances shall be required to secure an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC).

For more information: Memorandum Circular No. 011, series of 2017


Quick Links


Application Forms

Importation Clearance:
Importation Clearance Checklist of Requirements
Importer Registry Sheet
Importation Clearance for Recyclable Materials
Export Clearance:
Export Clearance Checklist of Requirements
Notification Form
Treatment, Storage. Disposal (TSD) Facility:
TSD Checklist of Requirements
Affidavit for TSD Facility
Form B
HW Generator
Generator Registry Form
Generator Checklist of Requirements
HW Transporter:
Transporter Checklist of Requirements
Form C
Affidavit for HW Transporter
Permit to Transport

HW Generation Quarterly Report

To all EMB Regional Offices:

Kindly use this form in your quarterly reports: HWGeneration_new form.xls


IMPORTER OF RECYCLABLE MATERIALS CONTAINING HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES & EXPORTER OF HAZARDOUS WASTES

CLICK HERE


Contact Us:

Hazardous Waste Management Section
Environmental Quality Division
Environmental Management Bureau
2/F AQMTC Building. Environmental Management Bureau
DENR Compound, Visayas Avenue
Diliman, Quezon City
Tel: (02) 928-1212
Email us: hazwaste@emb.gov.ph