Waste disposal


Certificate of Need

Certificate of Need is a process by which MPCA is offering existing landfills the opportunity to expand their existing capacity.

Hauler reporting

Haulers of MMSW and/or recyclable materials must annually submit data to the MPCA by February 1.

Landfill operator training

Certification and training: In Minnesota, operators and inspectors of waste disposal facilities must be certified.

Alternatives and regulations for discarding solid waste

Asbestos: Prevent emissions of asbestos-containing materials during both renovation and demolition projects.

Beneficial use of solid waste: Rules and regulations for use of waste materials that otherwise would be disposed of in a landfill.

Construction and demolition: Resources for moving, salvaging, deconstructing, recycling buildings.

Landfills: Regulation, operation, and maintenance of open and closed landfills.