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Waste/Used Tire Manifest Program

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The waste tire manifest system/program applies to all persons, businesses, nonprofits, or government agencies that generate, transport, or receive waste/used tires. Links on the left provide information on  the Waste Tire Manifest Program. Below you will find more detailed descriptions on what is included on this Web site.

Program Participants. This page is a good starting point for new program participants. Information regarding program participation for (generators, haulers, and end-use facilities) to determine their role in, and requirements for, the waste tire manifest program.

Search Registered Haulers. Search for a registered waste tire hauler in your area. Any person that transports 10 or more waste tires at any given time on a public road is required to be registered with CalRecycle. Participants within the Waste Tire Manifest Program must be or utilize the services of a registered hauler(s).

Tire Program ID (TPID). All participants need a TPID in order to complete the required forms. A description of this CalRecycle issued number is discussed along with information on how to obtain one. Search for assigned TPID numbers.  

Comprehensive Trip Log (CTL). The Comprehensive Trip Log (CTL) form (CalRecycle 203) is used to report the transportation of waste or used tires from the generator to the end use facility. Forms may be submitted electronically through electronic data transfer (EDT) or by mail. The CTL forms are free of charge and may be ordered on line, by email wastetires@calrecycle.ca.gov, by phone (866) 896 0600, or mail.

Electronic Data Transfer. EDT allows authorized haulers to submit CTL forms electronically to CalRecycle using either a web-based or batch option.

Waste Tire Management System (WTMS). This secure database collects information about waste tire businesses from a variety of sources, including tire inspections. While access to WTMS is limited, some data is available to all tire businesses and the public. WTMS allows searching of all facilities/sites by multiple criteria, including location, TPID, etc. All inspection reports, whether they are submitted in paper format or electronically, can be viewed by approved tire enforcement agencies through the WTMS portal.

Training and Assistance. Information, resources, and links to assist you in complying with the Waste Tire Manifest System program requirements. CalRecycle has prepared a detailed guidance manual and training materials for participants in this program. The manual is downloadable or can be ordered by mail and provides detailed instructions on how to complete the required forms.

Enforcement. CalRecycle tire enforcement staff, and local enforcement agencies inspect and investigate waste and used tire generators, end use facilities, and haulers to ensure the manifests are properly completed, handled and submitted to CalRecycle (See comprehensive trip log). Staff may initiate enforcement actions if violations are found (See enforcement orders).

Background. The legislative mandate, history and development of the Waste Tire Manifest Program. Includes information and links on how data collected by CalRecycle is reconciled and enforcement.

Last updated: May 20, 2013
Waste Tire Manifest Program, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Tires/Manifest/
Hotline: (866) 896-0600 (toll free) WasteTires@calrecycle.ca.gov