Business Waste Disposal About To Change – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 2/24/2021 at 3:54pm
The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a ruling that prohibits commercial or industrial businesses from using Solid Waste Collection Centers to dispose their solid waste.
Any business-generated waste material must be transported to a permitted solid waste facility and deposited directly in the cell.
Nonprofits are also subject to the ruling.
Transylvania County operates a permitted sub-title D landfill at 500 Howell Road that can manage the material, but the convenience sites, including the one at the landfill, are not allowed to take the business waste. Busine...