April 5, 2018
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is developing a national database system for tracking hazardous waste shipments electronically, known as the "e-Manifest" database.
The e-Manifest program will affect how Tradebe processes and retains customers’ hazardous waste manifests. Initially, Tradebe will use the paper manifest and will transition to e-Manifest. Use of paper will give Handlers, (Generators, Transporters and Brokers), the option to continue to ship waste to Tradebe using their current established processes, without disruption. E-Manifest is not a mandatory program; however, the EPA will provide incentives (fees) to “end” paper copy shipments in three to five years.

By way of a file upload, Tradebe will begin to submit manifest information to the EPA electronically on June 30, 2018 for manifests dated by the Generator on or after this date. As a transporter, Tradebe initially will not equip drivers with electronic signing devices.  We are awaiting the required CROMERR signatures process to be finalized by the EPA.

The EPA is replacing the current 6-Part Manifest with a new 5-Part Manifest on June 30, 2018. However, the EPA recently announced that they will allow Handlers to continue to use their old inventory of the current 6-part manifest. 

Tradebe will continue to provide internal and external updates, as well as training as this go-live date approaches. In addition, we will work closely with our clients and hazardous waste generators throughout the coming months as this new program is rolled out. The e-Manifest program will have implications for all involved. Our goal is to ensure safe and compliant shipments of hazardous waste that we manage or receive – and that our team members and clients are aware of what they need to know to remain in compliance. 

Please visit our website for further details on Tradebe’s e-Manifest program including the EPA’s most Frequently Asked Questions regarding e-Manifest. For any questions or concerns regarding e-Manifest, please contact our e-Manifest team at

Tita LaGrimas
Executive VP of Regulatory Affairs
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Tradebe is a $500MM global company in the environmental sector serving various markets including industrial, manufacturing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, oil & gas and more - leading industrial waste management services in Europe (UK, Spain and France), the Middle East and in the US.  Tradebe, employing more than 2,100 people worldwide, operates 77 facilities across Spain (25), United Kingdom (20), United States (23), France (2); and the Middle East, Oman (7).

In the United States, Tradebe’s network of facilities includes fully permitted TSDFs and regional 10-day service centers positioned throughout the country. We maintain a fully permitted transportation fleet operating throughout this network to service our clients’ diverse transport requirements.

We recycle over 60% of the waste we process.  As a global business dedicated to sustainable waste management, we seek the greenest waste solutions possible with a priority on recycling and recovery.  
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