Solid and Hazardous Waste Regulation
DIVISION: County Environmental and Waste Enforcement
GENERAL PHONE NUMBER: (609) 984-2014
FAX NUMBER: (609) 777-0769
The Bureau of Solid & Hazardous Waste Regulation performs numerous registration and data management activities to ensure that solid waste, medical waste, and hazardous waste is collected, transported and disposed of in an environmentally acceptable manner and in a competitive marketplace.
The bureau oversees all economic regulation solid waste activities. This includes facility rate regulation, collector’s effective competition, and issuance of Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity. The bureau oversees host community benefits, and financial transactions such as mergers, stock transfers and management agreements. In addition, the bureau registers, tracks and bills medical waste generators, reviews Biennial Hazardous Waste Reports and maintains data used to identify generators that manage hazardous waste off-site, and transporters, storage and disposal facilities which receive or manage hazardous waste in New Jersey. Furthermore, the bureau administers the licensing (A-901) of companies engaged in the solid/hazardous waste business, manages the screening process for persons seeking an exemption from A-901 and registers solid and hazardous waste transporter vehicles and equipment.
MONETARY ASSISTANCE PROVIDED:
The bureau reviews and issues solid and hazardous waste transporter licenses and waste transportation vehicle registrations.
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