Solid Waste - Environment
Genesee County Solid Waste Management
Genesee County Solid Waste Management Plan
Genesee County has updated the Solid Waste Management Plan for the county. The Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended , Part 115, Solid Waste Management, and its Administrative Rules, requires that each county have a Solid Waste Management Plan Update every 5 years and that it be approved by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
As of April 18, 2002, the MDEQ approved the Genesee County Solid Waste Management Plan. Implementation of the Plan began at the time of approval. A Solid Waste Implementation Committee will be formed to coordinate the implementation.
View the current Genesee County Solid Waste Management Plan here:
Genesee County Solid Waste Ordinance
On March 26, 2002, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners adopted the Genesee County Solid Waste Ordinance #0-2. The purpose of the Ordinance is to implement the Genesee County Solid Waste Management Plan, and to protect and promote the public health, safety and welfare of the inhabitants of Genesee County by regulating the collection, transportation, delivery, and disposal of solid waste; to establish conditions for issuing waste hauler permits; to provide residents and businesses an incentive to recycle, thereby reducing the volume of solid waste; to preserve and improve the environment; to provide penalties for violations of the Ordinance; and to establish a county surcharge on solid waste collected in Genesee County, transported through a transfer facility in Genesee County, or disposed of in Genesee County, the funds collected by this Ordinance to be used to support the administration and solid waste planning and implementation programs described in the Genesee County Solid Waste Management Plan, as amended.
The Ordinance requires that all solid waste haulers that collect, transport, deliver or dispose of solid waste generated within Genesee County obtain a waste hauler permit.
The Genesee County Solid Waste Ordinance requires that all solid waste haulers, landfill, material recycling facilities, and transfer stations file quarterly reports detailing waste handled during the quarter.
Use the following links to submit your quarterly reports via the online reporting system Re-TRAC. If you do not have a Re-TRAC account and would like to begin reporting online, please contact our office at (810)-257-3010.
Quarterly reports are also available in paper format. These reports may be submitted via mail or fax ((810)-257-3185) or dropped off in person to our office.
Annual Solid Waste Reports
Please click here to view a summary of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Annual Landfill Reports.
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