North Carolina Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

North Carolina Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid Waste Management Program, General Statutes of North Carolina (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 130A-294

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Solid waste transporters: 15A NCAC 13B.0105

Septage transporters: 15A NCAC 13B.0844

Fees: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-291.1(e)

Scrap tire transporters requirements: 15A NCAC 13B.1112, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-308.58, and N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-308.59

Regulatory Agency

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management Solid Waste Section

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. North Carolina has general requirements for the condition of vehicles and containers used for the collection and transportation of refuse. The state also requires transporters of septage and scrap tires solid waste to be permitted. Transporters may only transport solid waste to permitted facilities. Septage transporters must pay an annual fee.

Administration and enforcement. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Division of Waste Management administers and enforces the rules for solid waste transporters in North Carolina.

State Requirements

SOLID WASTE TRANSPORTERS

15A NCAC 13B.0105

The solid waste collector is responsible for the satisfactory collection and transportation of all solid waste to a permitted disposal site or facility. Solid waste may only be transported to a site or facility permitted to receive the specific solid waste being transported.

Vehicles or containers used for the collection and transportation of garbage, or refuse containing garbage, must be covered, leakproof and durable, and constructed of a material that is easy to clean. North Carolina requires that all containers be cleaned as often as ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements