Wisconsin Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Wisconsin Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste haulers: Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Natural Resources (NR) 502.06

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General solid waste requirements: NR 502.06(1)(a)

Licensing: NR 502.06(1)(b)

Operating requirements: NR 502.02(4)

Notification: NR 502.06(4)(eg)

Municipal solid waste (MSW) ash transport: NR 502.06(3)

Garbage, refuse, and recyclable scrap transporters: Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Transportation (Trans) 269.01 to 269.15

Definitions: Trans 269.02

Permits: Trans 269.03 to 269.06 and Trans 269.12

Driver and operating requirements: Trans 269.08

Times of operation and route restrictions: Trans 269.10 and Trans 269.11

Financial responsibility: Trans 269.13

Regulatory Agencies

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Air, Waste, and Remediation & Redevelopment Division (AWaRe)

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Wisconsin has notification requirements for solid waste haulers. For information concerning the requirements for transporting recyclable materials, see the state section RECYCLING.

In addition to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) requirements, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has permit requirements for the transportation of garbage, refuse, and recyclable scrap.

Administration and enforcement. DNR administers and enforces the solid waste hauler rules in Wisconsin. WisDOT issues permits for the transportation of garbage, refuse, and recyclable scrap.

State Requirements


General Solid Waste Requirements

NR 502.06(1)(a)

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