Solid waste management and recycling

Solid waste and materials management

Solid Waste Waivers Due to COVID 19 impacts

Solid waste disposal sites and recycling facilities may request waivers from design and operational requirements in the solid waste regulations. The Solid Waste and Materials Management will prioritize the review of waiver requests related to COVID 19 impacts on solid waste facilities. 

Facility operators should reach out to their local governing body and to the solid waste permitting or materials management staff as soon as a potential compliance issue arises to figure out if waivers from regulatory requirements are possible, or necessary. Links to solid waste and materials management staff are identified below.

The impacts of COVID-19 on solid waste management

Solid waste services are critical services per Public Health Order 20-2

Materials Management Unit contacts

Program information

Management and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste, landfills, transfer stations, composting, asbestos disposal, asbestos-contaminated soil, tires and waste tires, lead, medical and pharmaceutical waste, paint stewardship, financial assurance, registration, guidance and policy, inspection and enforcement, permitting, outreach and training.

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Customer technical assistance
303-692-3320 or 888-569-1831 x3320 toll-free