Sumter, SC


Giant Resource Recovery - Sumter, Inc

P.O Box 1755
755 Industrial Road  
Sumter, SC 29151

(803) 773-1400
(877) 473-6664 
(803) 778-8107


Permit Status: EPA ID No. SCD036275626 
RCRA Part B Permit for storage - Originally issued 1/28/1987; expires 7/1/2021
Solid Waste Processing Permit No. 432675-2001 - Issued 7/7/1999; no expiration
Air Quality Operating Permit No. 2140-0038 - Issued 9/23/2005; expires 5/31/2022  
NPDES Stormwater Permit No. SCR000000 - Issued 7/22/2004; expires 9/30/2021
Permitted Capacity:
Container Storage - 1,578 drums hazardous
 2,510 drums non-hazardous
Bulk Storage and Treatment Tanks - 496,810 gallons hazardous
  256,500 gallons non-hazardous

GRR-Sumter is the largest fuel blending facility on the East Coast.  It is located one mile south of Sumter, SC, and only 56 miles from its sister facility, Giant Cement in Harleyville, SC, where blended waste fuel is burned in the manufacture of cement.  GRR-Sumter processes various liquids, solids, and sludges in bulk, drums, and other containers.  In addition to fuel blending, GRR offers a number of services as described under Services and Capabilities.

Hazardous Waste Permit Renewal Application.


Services and Capabilities

  • Fuels Blending - Hazardous, non-hazardous; liquids, sludges, solids; bulk, drums, cubic-yard boxes, roll-offs, tote tanks, supersacks


  • Non-Hazardous Solid Waste - Processing for landfill and waste-to-energy


  • Non-Hazardous Water - Treatment and discharge to POTW or stabilization and landfill


  • Hazardous Water - Collection and bulking


  • Industrial Oil - Fuels blending or processing for resale


  • Special Wastes - Processing of high temperature wastes and wastes requiring special handling that others may refuse because of potential difficulties
  • Waste Bulking - Collection and processing of solid wastes to be sent to GRR and incinerators for thermal destruction


Permitted Waste Codes

 Characteristic Codes:


 D002 – Acceptable when associated with D001, F001, F002, F003, F004, and/or F005 

 D004 through D043

Primary Listed Codes:

F001 K025 U002 U117 U210      
F002 K030 U031 U140 U220    
F003   U043 U154 U226    
F004   U052 U159 U227    
F005   U057 U161 U228  
F037   U077 U165 U239
F038   U078 U169 U359
    U080 U171  
    U112 U196  
Secondary Listed Codes: Acceptable when associated with a primary listed code (not a
characteristic code) and present in a lesser concentration than the primary listed code:
K083 U019 U121          
K085 U037 U122        
K169 U044 U127        
K170 U070 U128        
  U072 U131      
  U075 U211    

GRR-Sumter Acceptance Limitations

Unacceptable Materials
  • Biological Wastes
  • Containers under Significant Pressure
  • Explosives
  • Household Hazardous Waste (unless received as Hazardous Waste)
  • Lachrymators
  • Lacquer Dust (with Nitrocellulose) and all Solids from Furniture Manufacturers
  • Linseed Oil, Tung Oil, or Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (Soygold) Contaminated Solids
  • Organic Peroxides
  • Oxidizers
  • Poison Inhalation Hazard Wastes (Zone A or Zone B)
  • Pyrophorics
  • Reactive Wastes (D003)
  • Radioactive Wastes
  • Steel Wool, Brillo Pads, etc.
  • Vinyl Acetate Monomer (>15%)
Materials Requiring Pre-Approval
  • Acetonitrile (>5%)
  • Acetaldehyde (Ethanal, Acetic Aldehyde, Ethyl Aldehyde) (>15%)
  • Activators
  • Aluminum Isopropoxide (>5%)
  • Amides
  • Amines
  • 1,2 Butylene Oxide (Epoxybutane)
  • Catalyst
  • Chloroform
  • Corrosives (Examples: D002 Waste and pH <3 or >11)
  • Cresols >30%
  • Curing Agents
  • Cyclopentadiene
  • Dicyclopentadiene
  • Divinylbenzene (>10%)
  • Epichlorohydrin
  • Ethylene Chlorohydrin (2-Chloroethanol, Glycol Chlorohydrin)
  • Ethyleneimine
  • Foams
  • Formalin (Formaldehyde)
  • Hardeners
  • Heated Material (for Pumpability)
  • Isocyanates (Examples: TDI >1%, MDI >5%, HDI)
  • Metal Powders/Shavings/Turnings (Aluminum, Zinc, Titanium, Zirconium)
  • PCB’s (case-by-case)
  • Pesticides, Herbicides (including D012 through D017)
  • Phenol (>5%)
  • Piperazine (Example: Aminoethylpiperazine)
  • Piperidine
  • Siloxanes/Silanes
  • Styrene and Acrylate Monomers
  • Tetraisopropyl Titanate
  • Urethanes (Containing >5% Isocyanates)

Waste Approval Procedures

To obtain approval for a new waste stream, please submit the following prior to shipment:

  1. GRR-Sumter Facility Profile Form
  2. Credit Application - New Customers Only 
  3. Any available analytical data, SDSs, and Product Record Sheets to substantiate and clarify accuracy and facilitate quick approval.

Samples are not required unless the waste is unusual or could present processing problems.  Contact -Customer Service or Sales prior to submitting a sample.

Completed profiles and other information should be mailed or faxed to:

Approvals/Customer Service
P.O. Box 1755
Sumter, SC 29151
Phone: (803) 773-1400
Fax: (803) 778-8107

Typical approval time is 3-4 days, but overnight approvals are available. For questions concerning approvals, please call  (877) 473-6664.

Prior to shipment, drum top labels are provided to the generator so that he can indicate the stream number for each drum and nature of the contents (such as liquid, sludge, processible solids, or non-processible solids).


Audit Package

Audit Package