Governing Law and Regulations
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)
County Health Departments
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. This section applies to solid waste transporters who are motor carriers. New Jersey regulates the transportation of organic and combustible matter on the roadways and highways of the state. Solid waste transporters are required to obtain a registration statement. Any devices used for the transportation of solid waste must be registered with DEP.
New Jersey has general requirements for all solid waste transporters and specific requirements for transporters of recyclables, sewage sludge, bulky wastes, radioactive materials, asbestos, regulated medical waste, and wastes hauled to out-of-state facilities. For information on asbestos and ...