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Solid Waste Material Data Sheet

Type 23 Vegetative Waste 
Category: Organics
Activity Type: Disposal
  • Regulations: Definition N.J.A.C. 7:26-2.13(g-1)
    23 Vegetative waste: Waste materials from farms, plant nurseries and greenhouses that are produced from the raising of plants. This waste includes such crop residues as plant stalks, hulls, leaves and tree wastes processed through a wood chipper. Also included are non-crop residues such as leaves, grass clippings, tree parts, shrubbery and garden wastes. Note this is the defined by state regulations and does not necessarily mean your program accepts all of these materials that make up this definition.
  • Waste Flow Control:  If generated in Morris County, this material is required to go to the MCMUA transfer stations if it is being disposed.  Note, waste flow control does not apply to recyclables that are source separated.
  • Mandated Recycling: If generated in Morris County, this material is required to be separated at the source by the waste generator and ultimately recycled. The material may not be mixed with garbage and additionally, materials mandated to be source separated and recycled cannot be separated from disposables by anyone or any facility but the generator at the site where the recyclables and disposables are generated.  A materials recovery facility may not perform separation of recyclables from disposables on behalf of the waste generator.
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Facilities That Manage Type 23 Vegetative Waste

Pounds Per Unit Conversions

  • Each Pound weighs 1 pounds.
  • Each Ton weighs 2000 pounds.