June 13, 2018

Re: e-Manifest Fee Schedule
On June 30, 2018, EPA's e-Manifest database will go liveAs required, Tradebe will begin to submit manifest information via file uploads to the EPA electronically on June 30, 2018, for manifests dated by the Generator on or after this date. Since 2017, Tradebe's  IT department has been working on development changes to our internal systems in order to meet the new requirements. 

In relation to the new e-Manifest program, effective June 30, 2018, all manifests submitted and processed through the e-Manifest database will incur fees imposed by the EPA.  Also, a preparation charge to help offset costs of fulfilling the EPA security requirements for data transfer will also apply as outlined below. 

Tradebe invoices will reflect the following for shipments beginning on June 30, 2018:
  • e-Manifest File Upload Fee*          $7.00          Current estimate; subject to change by EPA 
  • Manifest Preparation                    $20.00          Applies only to manifests prepared by Tradebe
 * Note: EPA e-Manifest fees, determined by the EPA, will apply regardless of current contract terms and conditions. 

To help streamline the process, initially, Tradebe will use the paper manifest and will transition to e-Manifest.  For our clients - this means minimal change or disruption as this initial use of paper will give Handlers, (Generators, Transporters, and Brokers), the option to continue to ship waste to Tradebe using their current established processes.  Also, as a transporter, Tradebe initially will not equip drivers with electronic signing devices.  Once the EPA has finalized the required CROMERR signatures process we will re-evaluate.

Tradebe will continue to work closely with our clients and partners 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 – while streamlining and keeping our costs, and in turn our clients' costs, down as much as possible. 

Please visit our website for further details on EPA e-Manifest including links to the EPA’s estimated fee schedule and more information.   

For any questions or concerns regarding e-Manifest, please contact our e-Manifest team at

Terry Healy
Executive Vice-President of Sales
The EPA's New 5-part hazardous waste manifest forms are now available for ordering through the vendor of your choosing. 

Please note:
  • The New 5-part manifest form cannot be used until June 30, 2018.
  • The Current 6-part manifest form can be used until the Handlers (generator/transporter/Receiving Facility) inventory runs out.
For those clients who will continue to have Tradebe prepare their manifests - no action is required.  However, if you prepare your own or wish to do so going forward, the following links to JJ Keller are provided as a resource:

JJ Keller HAZWASTE MANIFEST NCR CONTINUOUS 5 PLY FORM Part-no. 55462 (replaces 10496)



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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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