About the Bureau of Recycling and Hazardous Waste Management
The Bureau of Recycling and
Hazardous Waste Management
Guy Watson, Chief
The Bureau of Recycling and Hazardous Waste Management is part of the Department of Environmental
Protection’s Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste. It is comprised
of two separate and distinct units – the Recycling and Hazardous Waste Management Unit and the Recycling Markets/E-Waste Unit.
The Recycling and Hazardous Waste Permitting Unit
Zafar Billah, Section Chief
Jennifer Meyer, Supervisor
Krish Kasturi, Supervisor
The Recycling and Hazardous Waste Permitting Unit oversees permit applications for Hazardous Waste Treatment Storage and Disposal (TSD) facilities, Class B, Class C and Class D (used oil and universal waste) recycling facilities, applications for Beneficial Use (BUD) projects, Waste Classification, Electronic Recycling Markets. This unit also oversees the Closure and Post-Closure Plan approvals and follow-up activities for Hazardous Waste TSD facilities, including cost estimates for Closure/Post-closure, maintenance of Financial Assurance instruments as well as Regulatory and Technical Assistance to the regulated community
The Recycling Markets/E-waste Unit
Frank Piliere, Supervisor
The Recycling Markets/E-waste Unit oversees the promotion of waste reduction, recycling, and recycled product procurement through grant programs and various other initiatives, including the New Jersey WasteWise Business Network, educational and promotional campaigns and the development and expansion of recycling end markets. The unit also implements the Electronic Waste Management Act, which established a recycling system for the safe and environmentally sound management of televisions, computers and other electronic devices.