Chapter 70.95 RCW

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENTREDUCTION AND RECYCLING

Sections

70.95.010Legislative findingPrioritiesGoals.
70.95.020Purpose.
70.95.030Definitions.
70.95.055Environmental excellence program agreementsEffect on chapter.
70.95.060Standards for solid waste handlingAreasLandfill location.
70.95.065Inert waste landfills.
70.95.075Implementation of standardsAssessmentAnalysesProposals.
70.95.080County comprehensive solid waste management planJoint plansRequirements when updatingDuties of cities.
70.95.090County and city comprehensive solid waste management plansContents.
70.95.092County and city comprehensive solid waste management plansLevels of service, reduction and recycling.
70.95.094County and city comprehensive solid waste management plansReview and approval process.
70.95.095County and city comprehensive solid waste management plansReview by department of agriculture.
70.95.096Utilities and transportation commission to review local plan's assessment of cost impacts on rates.
70.95.100Technical assistance for plan preparationGuidelinesInformational materials and programs.
70.95.110Maintenance of plansReview, revisionsImplementation of source separation programs.
70.95.130Financial aid to counties and cities.
70.95.140Matching requirements.
70.95.150Contracts with counties to assure proper expenditures.
70.95.160Local board of health regulations to implement the comprehensive planSection not to be construed to authorize counties to operate system.
70.95.163Local health departments may contract with the department of ecology.
70.95.165Solid waste disposal facility sitingSite reviewLocal solid waste advisory committeesMembership.
70.95.167Private businesses involvement in source separated materialsLocal solid waste advisory committee to examine.
70.95.170Permit for solid waste handling facilityRequired.
70.95.180Permit for solid waste handling facilityApplications, fee.
70.95.185Permit for solid waste disposal site or facilitiesReview by departmentAppeal of issuanceValidity of permits issued after June 7, 1984.
70.95.190Permit for solid waste handling facilityRenewalAppealValidity of renewalReview fees.
70.95.200Permit for solid waste disposal site or facilitiesSuspension.
70.95.205Exemption from solid waste permit requirementsWaste-derived soil amendmentsApplicationRevocation of exemptionAppeal.
70.95.207Exemption from solid waste permit requirementsMedication disposal.
70.95.210HearingAppealDenial, suspensionWhen effective.
70.95.212Solid waste collection companiesNotice of changes in tipping fees and disposal rate schedules.
70.95.215Landfill disposal facilitiesReserve accounts required by July 1, 1987ExceptionRules.
70.95.217Waste generated outside the stateFindings.
70.95.218Waste generated outside the stateSolid waste disposal site facility reporting requirementsFees.
70.95.220Financial aid to jurisdictional health departmentsApplicationsAllocations.
70.95.230Financial aid to jurisdictional health departmentsMatching funds requirements.
70.95.235Diversion of recyclable materialPenalty.
70.95.240Unlawful to dump or deposit solid waste without permitPenaltiesLitter cleanup restitution payment.
70.95.250Name appearing on waste materialPresumption.
70.95.255Disposal of sewage sludge or septic tank sludge prohibitedExemptionsUses of sludge material permitted.
70.95.260Duties of departmentState solid waste management planAssistanceCoordinationTire recycling.
70.95.263Additional powers and duties of department.
70.95.265Department to cooperate with public and private departments, agencies, and associations.
70.95.267Department authorized to disburse referendum 26 (RCW 43.83.330) fund for local government solid waste projects.
70.95.268Department authorized to disburse funds under RCW 43.83.350 for local government solid waste projects.
70.95.270Hazardous substance remedial actionsProcedural requirements not applicable.
70.95.280Determination of best solid waste management practicesDepartment to develop method to monitor waste streamCollectors to report quantity and quality of wasteConfidentiality of proprietary information.
70.95.285Solid waste stream analysis.
70.95.290Solid waste stream evaluation.
70.95.295Analysis and evaluation to be incorporated in state solid waste management plan.
70.95.300Solid wasteBeneficial usesPermitting requirement exemptions.
70.95.305Solid waste handling permitExemption from requirementsApplication of sectionRules.
70.95.306Composting of bovine and equine carcassesGuidelinesExemption from solid waste handling rules.
70.95.310RulesDepartment "deferring" to other permitsApplication of section.
70.95.315Penalty.
70.95.320Construction.
70.95.330Qualified anaerobic digesters exempt from permitting requirements of chapterDefinitions.
70.95.400TransportersDefinitionRegistration requiredPenalties.
70.95.410TransportersDelivery of recyclable materials to transfer station or landfill prohibitedRecordsPenalty.
70.95.420Damages.
70.95.430Solid waste recyclersNoticeReportPenalty.
70.95.440Financial assurance requirements.
70.95.500Disposal of vehicle tires outside designated area prohibitedPenaltyExemption.
70.95.510Fee on the retail sale of new replacement vehicle tires.
70.95.515Fee on the retail sale of new replacement vehicle tiresFailure to collect, pay to departmentPenalties.
70.95.521Waste tire removal account.
70.95.530Waste tire removal accountUseInformation required to be posted to department's web site.
70.95.532Waste tire removal accountUse of moneysTransfer of any balance in excess of one million dollars to the motor vehicle account.
70.95.535Disposition of fee.
70.95.540Cooperation with department to aid tire recycling.
70.95.550Waste tiresDefinitions.
70.95.555Waste tiresLicense for transport or storage businessRequirements.
70.95.560Waste tiresViolation of RCW 70.95.555Penalty.
70.95.565Waste tiresContracts with unlicensed persons prohibited.
70.95.570Limitations on liability.
70.95.600Educational material promoting household waste reduction and recycling.
70.95.610Battery disposalRestrictionsViolators subject to fine"Vehicle battery" defined.
70.95.620Identification procedure for persons accepting used vehicle batteries.
70.95.630Requirements for accepting used batteries by retailers of vehicle batteriesNotice.
70.95.640Retail core charge.
70.95.650Vehicle battery wholesalersObligations regarding used batteriesNoncompliance procedure.
70.95.660Department to distribute printed noticeIssuance of warnings and citationsFines.
70.95.670Rules.
70.95.700Solid waste incineration or energy recovery facilityEnvironmental impact statement requirements.
70.95.710Incineration of medical waste.
70.95.715Sharps wasteDrop-off sitesPharmacy return program.
70.95.720Closure of energy recovery and incineration facilitiesRecordkeeping requirements.
70.95.725Paper conservation programPaper recycling program.
70.95.805Develop and establish objectives and strategies for the reuse and recycling of construction aggregate and recycled concrete materials.
70.95.807Report to the legislature.
70.95.810Composting food and yard wastesGrants and study.
70.95.900Authority and responsibility of utilities and transportation commission not changed.
70.95.903Application of chapterCollection and transportation of recyclable materials by recycling companies or nonprofit entitiesReuse or reclamation.
70.95.904Application of chapterSteel slag.

NOTES:

Airports: RCW 70.93.095.
Commercial fertilizer: Chapter 15.54 RCW.
Environmental certification programsFeesRulesLiability: RCW 43.21A.175.
Marinas: RCW 70.93.095.
Solid waste collection tax: Chapter 82.18 RCW.
State parks: RCW 79A.05.045.
Waste reduction, recycling, litter control: Chapter 70.93 RCW.
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