15A NCAC 18A .1025      SOLID WASTES

(a)  All solid wastes containing food scraps and other decomposable material shall, prior to disposal, be kept in leak‑proof, nonabsorbent containers such as standard garbage cans, which shall be kept covered with tight‑fitting lids when filled or stored, or not in continuous use.  Storage racks elevated above the ground are required for outside storage of garbage cans.  All dry rubbish (including scrap paper, cardboard, etc.) shall be stored in containers, rooms, or designated areas, in an approved manner.

(b)  The rooms, enclosures, designated areas, and containers shall be adequate for the storage of all solid wastes accumulating on the premises.  Container cleaning facilities, including a mixing faucet with hose threads, shall be provided and each container, room, or designated area shall be thoroughly cleaned after emptying or removal of wastes.  All solid wastes shall be disposed of with sufficient frequency and in such a manner approved by the Department.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑248;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990.