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