15A NCAC 18a .3330       SOLID WASTES

(a)  Solid wastes containing food scraps or other putrescible materials shall, prior to disposal, be kept in durable, rust‑resistant, nonabsorbent, water‑tight, rodent‑proof, and easily cleanable containers such as standard garbage cans which shall be covered with tight lids when filled or stored or not in continuous use.  Refuse including scrap paper, cardboard boxes and similar items shall be stored in containers, rooms or designated areas approved by the Department.

(b)  Facilities shall be provided for the washing and storage of all garbage cans and mops for adult day service facilities, except for facilities certified or licensed for fewer than 13 participants.  Cleaning facilities shall include combination faucet, hot and cold running water, threaded nozzle, and curbed impervious pad sloped to drain into an approved sanitary sewage system. 

(c)  Where containerized systems are used for garbage storage, facilities shall be provided for the cleaning of such systems.  A contract for off-site cleaning shall constitute compliance with this Section.

(d)  Solid wastes shall be disposed of so as to prevent insect breeding and public health nuisances.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-235;

Eff. August 1, 2002.