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    Wisconsin – Waste Disposal Surcharges

    Wisconsin – Waste Disposal Surcharges

    Wisconsin Statute section 287.07 established bans on disposal of numerous materials to landfills or other solid waste disposal facilities, including a yard waste disposal ban...

    Nov 3, 2021

    New Jersey – Waste Disposal Surcharge

    New Jersey – Waste Disposal Surcharge

    New Jersey's Recycling Enhancement Act was passed in 2008, imposing a recycling tax of $3 per ton of solid waste disposed at or transferred to...

    Nov 3, 2021

    California – Tax Exemptions

    California – Tax Exemptions

    Approval of Assembly Bill 199 expanded the number of projects eligible for sales and use tax exemption under the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation...

    Aug 4, 2021

    Washington – Composting Rules

    Washington – Composting Rules

    Washington has comprehensive composting regulations that facilitate composting by conditionally exempting several types of composting facilities – including those that process limited amounts of food...

    Aug 2, 2021

    Oregon – Composting Rules

    Oregon – Composting Rules

    Oregon’s composting regulations aim to facilitate composting while preventing public nuisance issues and any adverse environmental consequences from materials mismanagement. Described here are Oregon’s conditional...

    Aug 2, 2021

    Ohio – Composting Rules

    Ohio – Composting Rules

    In the Midwest, Ohio’s composting regulations (OAC Chapter 3745-560) are a great model for the region and other parts of the country. Officials have designed...

    Aug 2, 2021

    California – Composting Rules

    California – Composting Rules

    California’s regulations are written to encourage the production of high quality compost. Like other composters around the US, operations in California are required to meet...

    Jul 30, 2021

    California – On-Farm Composting Rules

    California – On-Farm Composting Rules

    California has the largest number of organic farms in the US, and these operations frequently utilize compost products for its myriad benefits. As such, California...

    Jul 30, 2021

    Wisconsin – Composting Rules

    Wisconsin – Composting Rules

    Wisconsin revised its composting regulations in the early 2010s; the new rules came into effect June 1, 2012. To ensure the quality of finished compost and...

    Jul 28, 2021

    West Virginia – Composting Rules

    West Virginia – Composting Rules

    West Virginia addresses composting in a novel way: it categorizes acceptable farm and facility feedstock types more broadly than most states. Since 1997, it has...

    Jul 28, 2021

    Washington – Composting Rules

    Washington – Composting Rules

    The state of Washington has comprehensive composting regulations to facilitate composting. The regulations conditionally exempt several types of composting facilities – including those that process...

    Jul 28, 2021

    Rhode Island – On-Farm Composting Rules

    Rhode Island – On-Farm Composting Rules

    Rhode Island requires most small-scale composters to submit a registration to the state. Certain composting activities such as applying agricultural manures or composting agricultural by-products...

    Jul 27, 2021