Solid Waste (Garbage)

  

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Public Health monitors permitted landfills, transfer stations, and composting and recycling facilities to make sure they comply with state and local regulations. Public Health also responds to solid waste disposal concerns and works with other agencies to clean-up illegal dumping sites.

What is solid waste? 

Solid waste is household garbage, yard debris (leaves, weeds, prunings, grass clippings, brush and woody materials), and demolition and construction debris (old lumber, pallets, roofing, and so on).