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Written by Brian Waters

Do Not Throw These Items In Dumpsters

It is important to remember some items cannot be put in dumpsters for environmental as well as health and safety reasons – to avoid these items ending up in landfills. These guidelines are regulated by the federal government. Read on to learn about items you should not throw away in dumpsters.

  • No flammable materials
  • No explosive materials
  • Infectious waste, except as provided by N.C. Solid Waste Management Rules. “Infectious waste” means a solid waste capable of producing an infectious disease. The types of waste designated as infectious are microbiological waste, pathological waste, blood products and sharps.
  • Hazardous wastes-“Hazardous waste” means a solid waste or combination of solid wastes that,because of its quantity, concentration or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics, may:
  • Barrels and drums that are not perforated sufficiently to ensure that no liquid or hazardous waste is contained therein
  • Burning or smoldering materials
  • Construction and Demolition debris
  • Flammable and volatile wastes
  • Semi-solids
  • Cause or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible or incapacitating, reversible illness; or
  • Pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported or disposed of or oherwise managed.
  • Lead-acid batteries – accepted at Multi-Material Recycling Facilities
  • Pesticide containers – accepted at Multi-Material Recycling Facilities
  • Raw sewage sludge, septic tank pumpings, or raw manure
  • Aluminum beverage cans – accepted at Multi-Material Recycling Facilities
  • Used scrap tires – accepted at Multi-Material Recycling Facilities
  • White goods – accepted at Multi-Material Recycling Facilities
  • Any other item or material prohibited by local, state and/or federal regulations
  • Liquids
  • Sludges from industrial processes or sludges containing free moisture

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