Instructions for "Certified Recovered Materials Program Application" - Florida

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR CERTIFIED RECOVERED MATERIALS
PROGRAM APPLICATION
A. GENERAL INFORMATION
1) Applications are submitted via Re-TRAC, a web-based reporting system. (www.connet.re-trac.com)
2) All applications for certification shall be accompanied by a certification fee of $50.00 in check or money
order made payable to the Department of Environmental Protection and mailed to the following address:
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
2600 Blair Stone Road
Mail Station 4555
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
THE CERTIFICATION APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA Re-TRAC AND THE FEE MUST
ST
APRIL 1
BE RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT BY
OF EACH YEAR.
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2) The application for certification is for the period July 1
of the application year through June 30
of the
following year.
Note: The recovered material reporting form(s) is (are) based on the previous calendar year’s data.
B. APPLICATION FORM INSTRUCTIONS
The following instructions pertain to the CERTIFICATION APPLICATION FORM, referenced by item
number.
1) Provide the Applicant Name, Physical Address, Mailing Address, Telephone, Fax, Contact
Person, E-Mail & Web addresses, Legal Owners, Partners, Officers, and/or Directors: The
applicant is the name of the entity (company) within the State of Florida which is engaged in recycling
activities. Only one application shall be required per entity (as an example, a business entity may
consist of three recycling facilities located throughout the State; but only one application is required).
The contact person should be an applicant’s representative who is authorized to answer questions
pertaining to these forms. The Contact information is to include the addresses & phone numbers where
this person can be reached. Include on the appropriate lines the names of owners, partners, corporate
officers and directors.
2) Indicate if you are applying for a new (first) certification or renewing a certification by selecting in the
appropriate field.
3) Describe the applying entity: By shading the appropriate circle(s), indicate the type of recycling activity
being conducted. Indicate whether it is a public (governmental) entity or a private (business or nonprofit)
entity and whether the function is as end user of recovered materials, a non-exempt generator, or a
dealer/processor. If more than one description applies, indicate as appropriate.
Use the following definitions for the terms in this item:
“Dealer/Processor” means any person who handles, purchases, receives, recovers, sells
recovered materials. A person whose activities are limited strictly to the transportation of
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR CERTIFIED RECOVERED MATERIALS
PROGRAM APPLICATION
A. GENERAL INFORMATION
1) Applications are submitted via Re-TRAC, a web-based reporting system. (www.connet.re-trac.com)
2) All applications for certification shall be accompanied by a certification fee of $50.00 in check or money
order made payable to the Department of Environmental Protection and mailed to the following address:
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
2600 Blair Stone Road
Mail Station 4555
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
THE CERTIFICATION APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA Re-TRAC AND THE FEE MUST
ST
APRIL 1
BE RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT BY
OF EACH YEAR.
st
th
2) The application for certification is for the period July 1
of the application year through June 30
of the
following year.
Note: The recovered material reporting form(s) is (are) based on the previous calendar year’s data.
B. APPLICATION FORM INSTRUCTIONS
The following instructions pertain to the CERTIFICATION APPLICATION FORM, referenced by item
number.
1) Provide the Applicant Name, Physical Address, Mailing Address, Telephone, Fax, Contact
Person, E-Mail & Web addresses, Legal Owners, Partners, Officers, and/or Directors: The
applicant is the name of the entity (company) within the State of Florida which is engaged in recycling
activities. Only one application shall be required per entity (as an example, a business entity may
consist of three recycling facilities located throughout the State; but only one application is required).
The contact person should be an applicant’s representative who is authorized to answer questions
pertaining to these forms. The Contact information is to include the addresses & phone numbers where
this person can be reached. Include on the appropriate lines the names of owners, partners, corporate
officers and directors.
2) Indicate if you are applying for a new (first) certification or renewing a certification by selecting in the
appropriate field.
3) Describe the applying entity: By shading the appropriate circle(s), indicate the type of recycling activity
being conducted. Indicate whether it is a public (governmental) entity or a private (business or nonprofit)
entity and whether the function is as end user of recovered materials, a non-exempt generator, or a
dealer/processor. If more than one description applies, indicate as appropriate.
Use the following definitions for the terms in this item:
“Dealer/Processor” means any person who handles, purchases, receives, recovers, sells
recovered materials. A person whose activities are limited strictly to the transportation of
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recovered materials is not considered to be a person who handles, purchases, receives,
recovers, sells or is an end user of recovered materials.
“Nonexempt Generator” Any person who produces recovered materials; and annually
transfers in excess of 600 tons of recovered materials to any combination of in-state
persons who make a product utilizing recovered materials as a raw material in place of, or in
addition to virgin raw materials, or to persons out of this state.
“End User” means a person who makes a product utilizing recovered materials as a raw
material in place of, or in addition to virgin raw materials and who receives more than 600
tons per year of recovered materials from persons in Florida who are not certified.
4) Location and Type of Facility: For each facility location owned or operated in the State of Florida,
please provide the facility name, street address, the county in which the facility is located, the Latitude &
Longitude coordinates (for mapping purposes) and the type of facility. In the facility type column, use
one or more codes to describe the type(s) of facility(ies). Codes R-a through R-c are for facilities that
process source separated materials, and code M is for solid waste facilities, as follows:
R-a: A Recovered Material Processing Facility (RMPF): This is engaged solely in the
collection, storage, processing, resale, or reuse of recovered materials, e.g., a scrap metal
or paper stock dealer/processor.
R-b: A Recovered Materials Processing Facility (RMPF): This handles or processes
recovered materials from curbside recycling programs in which the materials are separated
by type prior to the time of delivery to the facility.
R-c: A Recovered Materials Processing Facility (RMPF): This handles or processes
recovered materials from a curbside, a separately collected “blue bag”, or other collection
program where various types of recovered materials are commingled with each other at the
time of delivery to the facility.
M: Materials Recovery Facility (MRF): This is a permitted solid waste facility that extracts
recyclable materials from solid waste, including materials suitable for use as a fuel or soil
amendment, or any combination of such materials. This facility type separates more than
600 tons annually of recovered materials extracted from mixed solid waste and sells or
transfers this material directly out-of-state or to an in-state person who makes a product
utilizing recovered materials as a raw material in place of, or in addition to virgin raw
materials. This includes “blue bag” collection programs which collect and transport
recovered materials commingled with solid waste.
5) Authorization and Fee Statement: Confirm that the fee statement has been read and the fee will be
sent in accordance with instructions by checking the “Yes, I have read the instructions” box. the
Authorized Representative must also provide their name and title in the appropriate fields.
6) Submit application: Submit the application upon completion.
Note: Applications will be approved upon receipt of payment.
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