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Acceptable Waste

Our landfill accepts the following types of wastes:


Solid waste from the construction or demolition of buildings and other structures, including:

  • Wood
  • Plaster
  • Metals
  • Asphaltic substances
  • Bricks
  • Block and Unsegregated concrete


Residual waste is garbage/refuse, solid, semi-solid, gaseous materials, sludge, process and non-process
material that are generated by :

  • Industries
  • Mining
  • Wastewater treatment facilities
  • Air pollution control facilities
  • Agricultural operations


Friable asbestos-containing waste:

  • Crumbles easily with hand pressure
  • Is usually off of pipes, furnaces, heaters, ductwork and used as insulation
  • Can be painted onto surfaces and found in concrete
  • Is considered a residual waste

ASBESTOS WASTE (non-friable)

Non-friable asbestos-containing waste:

  • Cannot be crumbled with hand pressure
  • Is very brittle and hard
  • Comes in the form of roofing, shingles, siding, roofing sealer and in sheets used as a fire or heat barrier (e.g., furnaces, stoves, kilns, etc.)
  • Is considered a municipal waste, unless it has been rendered friable or was in a fire


Sludge can be generated by both municipal and industrial facilities.

  • Sewage sludge from a municipal sewage treatment collection and treatment system
  • Industrial wastewater treatment plant sludge
  • Water treatment plant sludge


Virgin petroleum fuel contaminated soil is generated from an accident or spill and is from some type of a storage container, the types of contaminants include:

  • Fuel oil
  • Diesel fuel
  • Kerosene
  • Aviation Fuel
  • Gasoline, from underground storage tanks, above ground storage tanks, tractor/trailer saddle tanks, fueling equipment, etc.


Ash generated by an industry or from a municipal waste incinerator must be tested prior to disposal

  • Bottom ash
  • Fly ash
  • Mixed ash
  • Municipal waste incinerator ash

Waste in liquid form:

  • May need DEP approval prior to disposal
  • All liquid loads must be called in 24 hours prior to disposal
  • The hours to dispose of liquid are M-F, 7am to 3:30pm and Saturday 7am to 11am.

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