Waste Types

SOLID WASTE TYPES - N.J.A.C. 7:26-2.13(g)



10 - Municipal (household, commercial and institutional): Waste originating in the community consisting of household waste from private residences, commercial waste which originates in wholesale, retail or service establishments, such as restaurants, stores, markets, theaters, hotels and warehouses, and institutional waste material originated in schools, hospitals, research institutions and public buildings.

12 - Dry sewage sludge: Sludge from a sewage treatment plant which has been digested and dewatered and does not require liquid handling equipment.

13 - Bulky waste: Large items of waste material, such as appliances and furniture. Discarded automobiles, trucks and trailers and large vehicle parts, and tires are included under this category.

13C - Construction and Demolition waste: Waste building material and rubble resulting from construction, remodeling, repair, and demolition operations on houses, commercial buildings, pavements and other structures. The following materials may be found in construction and demolition waste: treated and untreated wood scrap, tree parts, tree stumps and brush; concrete, asphalt, bricks, blocks and other masonry; plaster and wallboard, roofing materials, corrugated cardboard and miscellaneous paper, ferrous and nonferrous metal, non-asbestos building insulation, plastic scrap, dirt, carpets and padding, glass (window and door); and other miscellaneous materials; but shall not include other solid waste types.

23 - Vegetative waste: Waste materials from farms, plant nurseries and greenhouses that are produced from the raising of plants. This waste includes such crop residues as plant stalks, hulls, leaves and tree wastes processed through a wood chipper. Also included are non-crop residues such as leaves, grass clippings, tree parts, shrubbery and garden wastes.

25 - Animal and food processing wastes: Processing waste materials generated in canneries, slaughter-houses, packing plants or similar industries, including animal manure when intended for disposal and not reuse. Also included are dead animals. Animal manure, when intended for reuse or composting, is to be managed in accordance with the criteria and standards developed by the Department of Agriculture as set forth at N.J.S.A. 4:9-38.

27 - Dry industrial waste: Waste materials resulting from manufacturing, industrial and research and development processes and operations, and which are not hazardous in accordance with the standards and procedures set forth at N.J.A.C. 7:26G. Also included are nonhazardous oil spill cleanup waste, dry nonhazardous pesticides, dry nonhazardous chemical waste, and residue from the operations of a scrap metal shredding facility.

27A Waste material consisting of asbestos or asbestos containing waste.

27I Waste material consisting of incinerator ash or ash containing waste.

Waste identification and definition of liquids include the following:

LIQUID WASTES - N.J.A.C. 7:26-2.13(h)


72 - Bulk liquid and semiliquids: Liquid or a mixture consisting of solid matter suspended in a liquid media which is contained within, or is discharged from, any one vessel, tank or other container which has the capacity of 20 gallons or more. Not included in this waste classification are septic tank clean-out wastes and liquid sewage sludge.

73 - Septic tank clean-out wastes: Pumping from septic tanks and cesspools. Not included are wastes from a sewage treatment plant.

74 - Liquid sewage sludge: Liquid residue from a sewage treatment plant consisting of sewage solids combined with water and dissolved materials.