SOLID WASTE PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL
(Rule 1200-01-07-.11, continued)
The facility’s waste inspection procedures shall be established to prevent the receipt of unauthorized or unacceptable waste. Inspection of all loads received is required.
Contingency operations shall identify proper management of all waste in the event of equipment failure, facility disaster, or receipt of unauthorized material such as oil, hazardous waste, etc.
The surfaces for all waste receiving areas, storage areas, and processing and curing areas shall be paved to minimize release of any contaminants to the groundwater. The paved areas shall be capable of withstanding wear and tear during normal operations. The standards for surfaces for facilities shall be as follows:
Facilities receiving waste types categorized as solid waste or landscaping waste and manure shall utilize a surface of asphalt or concrete or other surface approved by the Commissioner.
Facilities receiving only the landscape waste type may utilize a surface of compacted gravel or the surfaces authorized in subpart (i) above.
Landscaping waste shall be stored separately from other solid waste at the facility. Solid waste shall be stored in a manner to prevent vectors. Unusable material must be identified and removed within 48 hours.
Recovered materials removed from the solid waste stream shall be stored in a manner that prevents vector problems and shall be sent to a vendor or processor at least every thirty (30) days.
No open burning is allowed.
The facility shall have, on-site and continuously available, properly maintained fire suppression equipment capable of controlling accidental fires. If available, local fire fighting service shall be acquired.
Litter Control - Fencing and/or other control shall be provided to confine loose waste to the area designated for storage or processing: Accidental dispersal from the designated areas shall be recovered daily.
Personnel Facilities - There shall be provided:
A building or other shelter which is accessible to facility personnel which has adequate heating and light.
Potable water for washing and drinking.
Communication - The facility shall have available during operating hours equipment
capable of summoning emergency assistance as needed.
Operating Equipment - The facility shall have on-site operational and monitoring equipment capable of maintaining the waste processing as designed.
May, 2010 (Revised)