South Carolina Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Municipal solid waste (MSW) transporters: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-107.5

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Applicability: R. 61-107.5.B

General requirements: R. 61-107.5.C

Vehicle requirements: R. 61-107.5.F

Waste tire hauler requirements: R. 61-107.3(II)

Definition: 61-107.3(I.B.16)

Registration: R. 61-107.3(II.B)

Permitted facilities: R. 61-107.3(II.A.5)

Manifests: R. 61-107.3(I.C.4)

Annual report: R. 61-107.3(II.C)

Regulatory Agency

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Land and Waste Management Division of Mining and Solid Waste Management

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. South Carolina has requirements for the transportation of municipal solid waste. The state also has registration, operation, and recordkeeping requirements for waste tire haulers.

Administration and enforcement. The Bureau of Land and Waste Management of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) administers and enforces South Carolina's rules for MSW transporters and waste tire haulers.

State Requirements



R. 61-107.5.B

South Carolina defines "municipal solid waste" as "any solid waste (including garbage, trash, and sanitary waste in septic tanks) derived from households (including single and multiple residences, hotels and motels, bunkhouses, ranger stations, crew quarters, campgrounds, picnic grounds, and day-use recreation areas), generated by commercial establishments (stores, offices, restaurants, warehouses, and other nonmanufacturing activities, excluding ...

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