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Waste Permits


Hazardous Waste Permit

Any person owning or operating a new or existing facility that treats, stores, or disposes of a hazardous waste must obtain a hazardous waste permit from the Tennessee Division of Solid Waste Management.

Landfill Permit

Persons who wish to construct or operate a solid waste disposal facility must obtain a landfill permit from the Tennessee Division of Solid Waste Management.

Notification for Used Oil Management

Every used oil collection center; transporter; transfer facility; marketing, processing, refining and off-specification burner site must file a notification with the state.

Notification of Hazardous Waste Activity

The requirements include Generators, Transporters, Transfer Facilities and Treatment-Storage-Disposal (TSD) Facilities. Existing sites must report any change in facility data as the change occurs.

Solid Waste Management Permit-By-Rule

Any solid waste processing facility that changes the chemical or physical characteristics of a solid waste must obtain a Permit-by-Rule authorization from the Division of Solid Waste Management.

Special Waste Approval

Persons who wish to dispose of special waste in a permitted landfill or have the special waste processed in a permitted processing facility require a special waste approval from the Tennessee Division of Solid Waste Management.