Resources

Brochures and Rack Cards

Business Environmental Program Rack Card

This rack card gives a general outline of the Nevada Business Environmental Program (BEP). BEP serves the entire state through offices in Reno and Las Vegas. We provide free and confidential environmental compliance and management assistance to help you improve your business. Our focus is on making Nevada’s businesses stronger and environmentally responsible.

Air Quality Brochure

This brochure answers some common questions small and medium-sized businesses ask about air quality regulations and provides initial guidance on the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s permitting process. It is intended as an introduction, not as a comprehensive guide.

 

Featured Links and Resources

Affiliated Organizations  
Western Sustainability and Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN)www.wsppn.orgWSPPN is a cooperative alliance of pollution prevention (P2) programs throughout EPA Region 9 (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Trust Territories, and Tribal Lands). The network serves as a technical resource for regional P2 issues through researching, consolidating, and disseminating P2 information. WSPPN was established in 1997 and is run as a service provided by the Nevada Business Environmental Program (BEP) at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Nevada Small Business Development Center (NSBDC)www.nsbdc.orgThe Nevada Small Business Development Center is a statewide business assistance outreach program of the University of Nevada, Reno, College of Business. We provide a wide variety of technical assistance to support Nevada Business.

The purpose of the Nevada Small Business Development Center is to guide and assist entrepreneurs in starting and growing their businesses in today's dynamic market.
Federal Resources and Links  
U.S. EPAEPA WebsiteThe mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.
U.S. EPA - Region 9 EPA Region 9 WebsiteEPA Region 9 serves the Pacific Southwest (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, 148 Tribal Nations).
U.S. EPA - Tribal Compliance Assistance CenterTribal Compliance WebsiteTribal environmental professionals and facility operators can access comprehensive material on environmental stewardship and regulations that may apply to tribal government operations. Find material on building and funding tribal environmental programs and contact information on federal, tribal and other organizations.
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)OSHA WebsiteThe mission of OSHA is to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
Federal and State Regulation Resources  
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information (RCRAInfo)RCRA DatabaseFind your EPA Identification Number. Hazardous waste information is contained in the RCRAInfo database.
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)40 CFR Parts 260-265

40 CFR Parts 266-299
The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the rules published in the Federal Register by Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. The CFR is divided into 50 titles which represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation, with environmental regulations contained mainly in title 40. Each volume of the CFR is revised once each calendar year. Title 40 is revised every July 1.
Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS)Search the NRS

Quick Link - Disposal of Hazardous Waste
The Nevada Revised Statutes are the current codified laws of the State of Nevada.
Nevada Administrative Code (NAC)Search the NAC

Quick Link - Disposal of Hazardous Waste
The Nevada Administrative Code is the codified, administrative regulations of the Executive Branch.
Additional Resources 
Nevada Business Start Up GuideThe Guide to Starting and Growing a Business in Nevada is an interactive PDF document with active links to external websites.
Writing Business Plans for Recycling Enterprises: Plastics, Glass or RubberThe goal of this guide is to describe the elements of formal, carefully written business plans specific to recycling post-consumer plastics, glass or rubber. The guide combines: information on how to write a business plan (Section One); actual business plans that have been used to launch successful enterprises (Section Two); and a Resource Directory enabling you to identify the resources you will need to complete your own plan (Section Three)
BizNGO Guide to Safer ChemicalsThe BizNGO Guide to Safer Chemicals—is a unique resource for downstream users of chemicals. It is a hands-on-guide that charts pathways to safer chemicals in products and supply chains for brand name companies, product manufacturers, architects and designers, retailers, and health care organizations. Additional information can be found at Business NGO Workgroup website

 

Fact Sheets and Publications

Agency Contacts 
Agency ContactsStatewide listing of Environmental Health and Safety Agencies
Energy Efficiency 
Landlord Tenant Lease AgreementLease Agreement for businesses for energy efficiency upgrades
Helpful Calendars 
2019 Dry Cleaning Calendar2019 Calendar for Dry Cleaners to manage air permit requirements.
2019 Hazardous Waste Calendar2019 Calendar for managing hazardous waste.
Hazardous Waste 
Aerosol CansManagement of aerosol cans
AntifreezeManagement of used antifreeze
Auto Collision Repair Tip SheetAuto collision repair shop waste management and pollution prevention tips
BatteriesManaging batteries
Container/Tank InspectionsContainer inspection requirements and log
Contingency Plans for LQGContingency planning requirements for LQG regulated facilities
Deactivation of EPA ID numberHow to deactivate your EPA ID Number
Determining Generator Status Find out where your business falls within the hazardous waste regulations
Bulb CrusherCrushing of spent lamps is considered treatment; therefore crushed tubes or lamps may not be managed as a Universal Waste
Dry CleaningGeneral hazardous waste management for dry cleaners
Empty ContainersProper management of empty containers
EPA Frequently Asked Questions on Regulation of Used Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) and CRT Glass EPA frequently asked question fact sheet for managing cathode ray tube (CRT) (computer monitors and TVs)
Identifying Hazardous WasteAll inclusive fact sheet regarding hazardous waste identification
Instructions & EPA Form 8700-12EPA Instructions and Notification Form to Obtain an EPA Identification Number for Hazardous Waste Generators, Transporters and Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (EPA Form 8700-12)
Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements RuleHazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule in Nevada
Hazardous Materials PermittingNV State Fire Marshal and State Emergency Response Commission Hazardous Materials Permitting Process in NV
LAMP Recycling Outreach Project (Video) A VIDEO training module to help lamp generators and handlers meet regulatory requirements to train employees and properly manage mercury-containing fluorescent lamps
Lead Based Paint Disposal in NevadaNDEP Bureau of Solid Waste guide for disposal of lead based paint
Manifesting ProceduresA brief overview of the Hazardous Waste Manifesting Procedure
Preparedness and PreventionEmergency Coordinator/Preparedness and Prevention Requirements
Printers - Pollution PreventionPollution Prevention and waste management for printers
Put a Lid on itProper management of hazardous waste containers
Satellite AccumulationRequirements for storing hazardous waste at or near the point of generation
TCLP Toxic Characteristic Leaching ProcedureTCLP testing method and how it is applied in making a hazardous waste determination
Training for Generators and Handlers of Lamps and BallastsTraining for generators and handlers of fluorescent lamps and ballasts. Developed by the Lamp Recycling Outreach Project
Understanding Used OilUsed oil and used oil filter management for Nevada
Used Oil Management Standards Federal Used Oil Management Standards
Used Oil Collection Center GuidanceGuidance for Used Oil Collection Centers in Nevada
Universal Waste - Hazardous Waste LampsHow to manage hazardous waste lamps on-site
Waste Pesticide Disposal in NevadaNevada Department of Agriculture brochure on Safe Disposal of Waste Pesticides
Wipers and RagsHow to manage wipers and rags at your facility
Additional Resources 
Nevada Business Start Up GuideThe Guide to Starting and Growing a Business in Nevada is an interactive PDF document with active links to external websites.
Writing Business Plans for Recycling Enterprises: Plastics, Glass or RubberThe goal of this guide is to describe the elements of formal, carefully written business plans specific to recycling post-consumer plastics, glass or rubber. The guide combines: information on how to write a business plan (Section One); actual business plans that have been used to launch successful enterprises (Section Two); and a Resource Directory enabling you to identify the resources you will need to complete your own plan (Section Three)
BizNGO Guide to Safer ChemicalsThe BizNGO Guide to Safer Chemicals—is a unique resource for downstream users of chemicals. It is a hands-on-guide that charts pathways to safer chemicals in products and supply chains for brand name companies, product manufacturers, architects and designers, retailers, and health care organizations. Additional information can be found at Business NGO Workgroup website