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Construction and Demolition Wastes Checklist

Acceptable Construction and Demolition Wastes  

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) consider the following materials acceptable for disposal in a construction and demolition (C&D) waste disposal area:

 √ Wooden Pallets

√ Street sweepings (litter must be removed, concentrations of metals, VOCs and other compounds must be below regulatory levels)

√ Floor tile (containing non-friable asbestos) resulting from the construction, remodeling, or repair and demolition of structures and utilities

√ Siding (containing non-friable asbestos) resulting from the construction, remodeling, or repair and demolition of structures and utilities

√ Roofing material (containing non-friable asbestos) resulting from the construction, remodeling, or repair and demolition of structures and utilities

√ Solid waste resulting from the construction, remodeling, or repair and demolition of structures, roads, sidewalks, and utilities, including, but not limited to bricks, concrete, and other masonry materials, soil, rock, wood, wood products, wall or floor coverings, plaster, drywall, plumbing fixtures, electrical wiring, electrical components containing no hazardous materials, non-asbestos insulation, and construction related packaging (small quantities of packaging wastes that are generated in the construction, remodeling, or repair of structures and related appurtenances)

√ Trees, brush, and sod

√ Incidental quantities of leaves and grass

√ Metal scrap (e.g. tie strapping)

√ Untreated wood and untreated sawdust

√ Processed wood which is not considered to present a significant risk of adverse impacts to groundwater quality, including coated wood (e.g. painted, stained, varnished) from any source and engineered wood (e.g. plywood, laminated wood, oriented-strand or particle board) from any source, except as noted

√ Mobile homes and trailers (except the tires and fuel tanks)

√ Small amounts of municipal solid waste generated by the consumption of food and drinks at construction or demolition sites, including, but not limited to, cups, bags, and bottles

√ Furniture (not including computer monitors or other computer components, TVs, VCRs, stereos, or other similar electronics.

√ Solid waste consisting of motor vehicle window glass

 

Unacceptable Construction and Demolition Wastes  

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) consider the following materials unacceptable for disposal in a construction and demolition (C&D) waste disposal area:

 √ Waste material containing friable asbestos

√ Garbage

√ Appliances from which ozone depleting chlorofluorocarbons have not been removed in accordance with the provisions of the federal clean air act

√ Electrical equipment containing hazardous materials

√ Tires, drums, and containers even if such wastes resulted from C&D activities

√ Processed tires (i.e. cut or baled)

√ Mud trap wastes from businesses other than commercial car washes

√ Processed wood which is considered to present a significant risk of adverse impacts to groundwater quality, including wood disposed from industrial manufacturing processes where wood is treated with creosote, oil borne preservatives, or water borne preservatives

√ Bagged or bulk quantities of leaves and/or grass clippings

√ Trash bags unless demonstrated to contain only acceptable C&D wastes

√ Packaging wastes that are generated at retail establishments selling construction materials, chemical containers generated from any source, or packaging generated during maintenance of existing structures

  

¨ If hazardous waste is observed, notify the KDHE – Bureau of Waste Management at (785) 294-1600 within 48 hours.

¨ If unacceptable wastes are observed and cannot be disposed in another permitted location at the Barton County Sanitary Landfill, driver may be supplied with the following contact information to locate an appropriate disposal facility:

KDHE – Bureau of Waste Management (785) 296-1600

 

Acceptable Construction & Demolition Checklist

Unacceptable Construction & Demolition Checklist

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