Solid Waste Disposal


"Solid waste" means such unwanted residual solid or semi-solid material, including but not limited to:
  • Garbage
  • Scrap tires
  • Combustible and non-combustible material
  • Street dirt and debris as results from industrial, commercial, agricultural, and community operations, excluding earth or material from construction, mining, or demolition operations
  • Other waste materials of the type that normally would be included in demolition debris, nontoxic fly ash and bottom ash, including at least ash that results from combustion of coal, biomass fuels, and ash that results from the combustion of coal in combination with scrap tires where scrap tires comprise not more than fifty per cent of heat input in any month
  • Spent nontoxic foundry sand
  • Slag and other substances that are not harmful or inimical to public health, and includes, but is not limited to
    • Garbage
    • Scrap tires
    • Combustible and noncombustible material
    • Street dirt
    • Debris
Solid waste does not include any material that is an infectious waste or a hazardous waste.

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Under the Universal Waste regulations businesses, commercial, industrial entities, and non-profit organizations must be able to track the manner in which they have disposed of certain kinds of waste. Here are some resources that will help you comply with the regulations.

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