Solid waste financial assurance


Existing facilities

You must update your financial assurance yearly by multiplying your current amount of financial assurance by the inflation factor listed below.
Year: inflation factor
  • 2024: 1.036
  • 2023: 1.070
  • 2022: 1.042
  • 2021: 1.012
  • 2020: 1.018

New facilities

Once your closure and post-closure cost estimates are approved by us, you must have financial assurance in place before beginning operations. Forms for each financial assurance option are below.

Financial assurance guidance


Third-party cleanup estimates

The owner or operator of a solid waste disposal site or facility is required to maintain a detailed written estimate of the cost of hiring a third party to close and conduct post-closure care at their facility.
Estimating Closure and Post-closure Costs (Excel spreadsheet. Please download from the view screen.)