Governing Law and Regulations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Air, Waste, and Remediation & Redevelopment Division (AWaRe)
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Wisconsin has notification requirements for solid waste haulers. For information concerning the requirements for transporting recyclable materials, see the state section RECYCLING.
In addition to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) requirements, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has permit requirements for the transportation of garbage, refuse, and recyclable scrap.
• Administration and enforcement. DNR administers and enforces the solid waste hauler rules in Wisconsin. WisDOT issues permits for the transportation of garbage, refuse, and recyclable scrap.
SOLID WASTE HAULERS
General Solid Waste Requirements
Solid waste haulers must comply ...