Governing Law and Regulations
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)
Local health departments
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arizona has requirements for the transportation of garbage and refuse, and human sewage. Arizona also regulates the transport of PCSs and shredded motor vehicles as special wastes.
• Administration and enforcement. The ADEQ and local health departments administer and enforce the waste transporter rules.
GARBAGE AND REFUSE TRANSPORTERS
Arizona has specific requirements for vehicles that transport garbage, manure, refuse, and rubbish.
AZ Admin. Code R 18-13-302
"Garbage" means all animal and vegetable wastes resulting from the processing, handling, preparation, cooking, and serving of food or food materials.
"Manure" means animal excreta, including cleanings from barns, stables, corrals, pens, or conveyances used for stabling, transporting, or penning of animals or ...