California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Waste Tire Manifest Program

Public Resources Code Section 42961.5

(a) For purposes of this chapter, "California Uniform Waste and Used Tire Manifest" means a shipping document signed by a generator of waste or used tires, a waste and used tire hauler, or the operator of a waste or used tire facility that contains all of the information required by the board, including, but not limited to, an accurate measurement of the number of tires being shipped, the type or types of the tires, the date the shipment originated, and the origin and intended final destination of the shipment. 

(b) Any person generating waste or used tires that are transported or submitted for transportation, for offsite handling, altering, storage, disposal, or for any combination thereof, shall complete a California Uniform Waste and Used Tire Manifest, as required by the board. The generator shall provide the manifest to the waste and used tire hauler at the time of transfer of the tires. Each generator shall submit to the board, on a quarterly schedule, a legible copy of each manifest. The copy submitted to the board shall contain the signatures of the generator and the waste and used tire hauler. If approved by the board, in lieu of submitting a copy of each manifest used, a generator may submit an electronic report to the board meeting the requirements of Section 42814.

(c) 

(1) Any waste and used tire hauler registered as required by subdivision (a) of Section 42951 shall have the California Uniform Waste and Used Tire Manifest in his or her possession while transporting waste or used tires. The manifest shall be shown upon demand to any representative of the board, any officer of the California Highway Patrol, or any local public officer designated by the local enforcement agency.

(2) Any waste and used tire hauler hauling waste or used tires for offsite handling, altering, storage, disposal, or any combination thereof, shall complete the California Uniform Waste and Used Tire Manifest as required by the board. The waste and used tire hauler shall provide the manifest to the waste or used tire facility operator who receives the waste or used tires for handling, altering, storage, disposal, or any combination thereof. Each waste and used tire hauler shall submit to the board, on a quarterly schedule, a legible copy of each manifest. The copy submitted to the board shall contain the signatures of the generator and the facility operator. If approved by the board, in lieu of submitting a copy of each manifest used, a generator may submit an electronic report to the board meeting the requirements of Section 42814. 

(d) Each waste or used tire facility operator that receives waste or used tires for handling, altering, storage, disposal, or any combination thereof, that was transported with a manifest pursuant to this section, shall submit copies of each manifest provided by the waste and used tire hauler to the board and the generator on a quarterly schedule. The copy submitted to the board shall contain the signatures of each generator, each transporter, and the facility operator. If approved by the board, in lieu of submitting a copy of each manifest used, a facility operator may submit an electronic report to the board meeting the requirements of Section 42814.

(e) The board shall develop and implement a system for auditing manifests submitted to the board pursuant to this section, for the purpose of enforcing this section. The board or its agent shall continuously conduct random sampling and matching of manifests submitted by any person generating waste or used tires, hauling waste or used tires, or operating waste or used tire facilities, to assure compliance with this section.

Waste Tire Manifest System Home

Last updated: June 1, 2002
Tire Management, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Tires/
Tire Management Program Hotline: (866) 896-0600 (toll free) WasteTires@calrecycle.ca.gov