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Solid Waste Disposal Areas

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Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

Solid Waste Disposal Areas

Solid Waste Disposal Areas are areas of land which receive solid waste and includes all land and structures within the permitted area, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land used for the disposal of solid wastes or improvements necessary to carry out the disposal of solid waste.

Solid Waste Disposal Areas shall include, but not be limited to the following disposal areas:

  • municipal solid waste disposal areas,
  • construction and demolition disposal areas,
  • fossil fuel combustion ash disposal areas,
  • industrial disposal areas,
  • delisted hazardous waste disposal areas, and
  • land application units for repeated disposal or treatment of special wastes.

Contact

Sueann Murphy
MurphyS4@Michigan.gov
517-899-5594

Jim Arduin
arduinj@michigan.gov
517-614-7434

Margie Ring
ringm@michigan.gov
517-290-6125

Part 115 Solid Waste Active/Accepting Facilities Map

This application displays the facilities within Michigan that are active/accepting solid wastes in compliance with Part 115 of Hazardous Waste Management, of the Natural Resources Environmental Protection Act of 1994. Displayed on the map are type II and III sites.

  • A type II landfill is also known as a Municipal Solid Waste landfill, which may accept all types of solid waste, other than Hazardous Waste (as defined by Part 111 of Act 451).
  • A type III landfill may be an industrial waste landfill, a low-hazard industrial waste landfill, or a construction and demolition waste landfill, or some combination of these.

Open the Part 115 map

Licenses

The Solid Waste Program is responsible for the licensing of municipal and industrial nonhazardous solid waste disposal facilities, including landfills, transfer stations, processing plants, and facilities that have coal ash operations.

Permits

The Solid Waste Program is responsible for the permitting of municipal and industrial nonhazardous solid waste disposal facilities, including landfills, transfer stations, processing plants, and facilities that have coal ash operations.

Financials

The following forms are provided for the owners and operators of solid waste transfer facilities, processing plants, and landfills that are required to provide financial assurance for closure, post-closure, and corrective action under Part 115, Solid Waste Management, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended. 

Solid Waste Fees

The Solid Waste Program is switching to online reporting for Landfill quarterly and annual surcharge reporting, as well as annual landfill reporting in 2021. Information may be found on the Solid Waste Program website as it becomes available.

This form/survey shall be used by all landfill types to determine Perpetual Care Fund deposits; solid waste surcharge payments; and waste receipt data as required by Part 115, Solid Waste Management, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended. 

Guide to Joining EGLE Materials Management Authorization Programs