(b) The DOL signs the hazardous waste manifest and complies with the
manifest system and record keeping requirements.
(c) The transporter must have an EPA identification number and be
authorized by Federal, State, local, and Army authorities to transport the hazardous
waste. If outside the continental United States (OCONUS), the manifest must show the
name and address of the installation command (an EPA identification number is not
required) and the name, address, and EPA of the facility in the United States
designated to receive the wastes (40 CFR Part 262, Subparts E and F).
(d) All Federal, State, and local requirements for packaging, labeling,
marking, manifests, permits, and other requirements will be met regardless of the mode
g. Sanitation. Trucks used for the collection of solid waste will be washed daily
to meet sanitary requirements. Multiple containers are washed by the hoist operator as
needed, depending upon the nature of the contents and the environment. For example,
containers in southern Florida must be washed each time they are emptied (twice a
week). Requirements will be specified in the solid waste contract that DEH issues and
monitors. Containers are adequately cleaned when all food particles or other materials
have been removed. Washing of garbage cans (the 32-gallon containers) is a
responsibility of the units, activities, individuals, or groups of personnel placing materials
in them for pickup.
h. Operating Records. Accurate operating records for each collection truck
assigned to the refuse collection system should be kept. DA Form 3916, Daily Log of
Truck Trips for Refuse and Salvage Collection, has been designed for this purpose.
Truck drivers fill in the form daily, noting the size of each load (full, three-quarters, one-
half, or one-quarter) or number of 32-gallon garbage cans carried on each trip. The
supervisor collects the report, converts the size of load to cubic yards, and makes a
monthly consolidation of this data on DA Form 3917, Refuse and Salvage Collection.
1-9. REFUSE DISPOSAL
Whenever possible, Army installations contract with civilian firms for solid waste
disposal. However, installations in isolated locations or adjacent to communities too
small to provide such contractors must provide their own disposal facilities.
a. Burning. Open burning of rubbish and debris at Army installations is
prohibited by AR 200-1 and the RCRA of 1976. However, installation commanders may
permit open burning of debris generated by a single undertaking (such as a construction
project) provided such burning does not conflict with Federal, State, local, or Army laws.
The burning must be controlled to keep air pollution to a minimum and has been
specifically approved by local regulatory authorities.