15A NCAC 18A .1514      SOLID WASTES

(a)  All solid wastes containing food scraps or other decomposable materials 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.

(b)  All dry rubbish (including scrap paper, cardboard boxes, or similar items) shall be stored in containers, rooms, or designated areas in a manner approved by the Department. Cleaning facilities for waste containers shall be provided.  Containers shall be cleaned after emptying or removal of garbage or rubbish.

(c)  All solid wastes shall be disposed of with sufficient frequency and in such a manner as to prevent a nuisance.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑226;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990.