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25 Pa. Code § 285.211. General requirements.


§ 285.211. General requirements.

 (a)  Municipal waste, including ash residue from municipal waste incineration and infectious or chemotherapeutic waste incineration, shall be completely covered during transportation and parking with a cover that meets the following requirements. The cover shall:

   (1)  Be water resistant.

   (2)  Be securely fastened.

   (3)  Eliminate the potential for roadside littering, dust, leakage, discharge, attraction or harboring of vectors, or other nuisances.

 (b)  A person or municipality that collects or transports municipal waste may not mix the waste with:

   (1)  Hazardous waste regulated under Article VII (relating to hazardous waste management).

   (2)  Other solid waste to create a risk of fire or explosions, or a risk of the accumulation of poisonous or otherwise harmful vapors or gases.

   (3)  Special handling waste.

 (c)  A person or municipality that collects or transports source separated recyclable materials may not combine waste with the source separated recyclable materials in the collection or transportation vehicle.


   The provisions of this §  285.211 adopted April 8, 1988, effective April 9, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 1681; amended August 7, 1992, effective August 8, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 4185; amended December 22, 2000, effective December 23, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 6685. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (255090) and (226425).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  284.501 (relating to scope); 25 Pa. Code §  285.201 (relating to scope); and 25 Pa. Code §  299.201 (relating to scope).

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