Alabama Solid Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Alabama Solid Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid (nonhazardous) waste law and rules: Solid Wastes and Recyclable Materials Management Act, Alabama Code (Ala. Code) 22-27-1 to 22-27-18, Alabama Scrap Tire Environmental Quality Act, Ala. Code 22-40A-1 to 22-40A-24, Ala. Code 22-27-20 to 22-27-94, and regulations at Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-13-1 to 335-13-14

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Landfill units:

Definitions: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-1-.03 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-14-.02

Location: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.01

Permits: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.01 to 335-13-4 Appendix II and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-5-.01 to 335-13-5-.07

General operational standards for landfills: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.21

Inspections by ADEM: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-6-.01

Disposal of special wastes: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.26

Recordkeeping: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.29

Closure and post-closure: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.20 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.28

Municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs):

Design standards: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.18

Operating standards: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.22

Financial assurance: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.28

Construction/demolition-inert landfills (C/DLFs) and industrial landfills (ILFs): Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-4-.23

Composting facilities: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-14-.01 to 335-13-14-.11

Permits: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-14-.03, Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-14-.04, Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-14-.07, Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-14-.10, and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-14-.11

Prohibited wastes: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-14-.06

Records and reports: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-13-14-.08

Solid waste storage: Ala. Admin. Code r 420-3-5-.10

Training: Ala. Admin. Code r 420-3-5-.01, Ala. Admin. Code r 420-3-5-.12, and Ala. ...


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