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GRANGER WASTE ACCEPTANCE GUIDELINES

 

PROHIBITED WASTES

 

 

The following prohibited wastes cannot be accepted under any condition or from any source

 

Hazardous or toxic waste as defined by local, state or federal laws or regulations (Hazardous wastes are materials that are ignitable, corrosive, reactive or toxic, as welt as listed wastes such as pesticides, herbicides, solvents and their containers.)  Hazardous waste containers/labels

  1. Explosives, ammunition and firearms
  2. Low-level radioactive waste and radioactive labeled containers
  3. PCBs or materials containing PCBs (including, but not limited to, ballasts and transformers)

  4. Lead acid batteries

  5. Liquid wastes (or free liquids)

  6. Sewage and septic waste

  7. Oil-based paint

  8. Used oil

  9. Materials that adversely affect the liner of leachate system

The following conditionally prohibited wastes can be accepted if the specific conditions indicated are met:

  1. Appliances containing Freon (Freon must be removed prior to disposal)
  2. Asbestos (requires proper packaging and handling)
  3. Empty drums (must be clean and crushed)

  4. Medical waste (decontaminated or packaged as required)

  5. Whole motor vehicle tires (must be cut in half)

  6. Yard Clippings or yard waste (diseased or infested)

    SPECIAL WASTES

 

The following special wastes can be accepted if the specific conditions indicated are met:

 

  1. Compressed gas cylinders (must be empty and valve must be removed)
  2. Contaminated soil (requires testing to confirm non-hazardous and landfill pre-approval)

  3. Animal carcasses (will not be accepted in large quantities)

  4. Electronic waste (accepted only from households and exempt generators)

  5. Fluorescent light ballasts (without PCBs only)

  6. Fluorescent tubes (accepted only from households and exempt generators)

  7. Latex or acrylic household paint (must be in non-liquid form)

  8. Incinerator ash (requires testing to confirm non-hazardous and landfill pre-approval)        Oil filters (must be drained for 24 hours)

  9. Industrial/manufacturing byproducts, including but not limited to, sandblasting materials, grinding or cutting waste, sludge(s) from pits or tanks, degreasing waste, and printing waste (require testing to confirm non-hazardous and landfill pre-approval)

Earlier Event: October 6
Clean Up Day
Later Event: October 9
Chamber of Commerce Meeting