Ensuring affordable, long term, and environmentally sound disposal of MSW

Acceptable Waste

The facility will accept solid waste that meets the following definition found in Exhibit A of the Master Waste Supply Agreement:

“Acceptable Waste” means all ordinary household, municipal, institutional, commercial and industrial wastes, refuse, and discarded materials, except for the following, which shall be considered Unacceptable Waste , but excluding de minimus amounts of such waste typically found in household waste and in quantities below thresholds for regulatory requirements for separate management:

  1. Demolition or construction debris from building and roadway projects or locations;
  2. Liquid wastes or sludges;
  3. Abandoned or junk vehicles and car parts, but excluding small quantities of tires accepted by agreement with the Company;
  4. Hazardous Waste and Flammable Waste;
  5. Infectious or Biological Waste, including dead animals or portions thereof or other pathological wastes;
  6. Water treatment facility residues;
  7. Tree stumps;
  8. Tannery sludge;
  9. Waste oil, lubricants or fuels, including gasoline and propane;
  10. Discarded “white goods”, including bulky items such as washing machines and dryers, and items such as freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners that contain ozone depleting substances such as Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and Hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) with common names such as “Freon” and Refrigerants (“R-12”).
  11. Waste which, in the reasonable judgment of COMPANY based on a visual inspection at the time of delivery, could, if processed, result in damage to the Facility, interruption of normal Facility operations or extraordinary processing or maintenance costs, solely by virtue of the physical or chemical properties of such waste.
  12. Waste that, if delivered to the Landfill as Bridge Capacity Waste or Bypass Waste, is considered Unacceptable Waste under the terms of the agreement between the MRC and the owner or operator of the Landfill.