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Wooden Pallets Banned from NC Landfill Disposal

October 2, 2009
By TurfFiles Webmaster

Information provided by N.C. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance.

Beginning with Senate Bill 111 in 1989 and in subsequent legislation, the North Carolina General Assembly has established disposal bans on a wide range of materials. New disposal bans will come into effect Oct. 1, 2009 on used oil filters, plastic bottles and wooden pallets. Click on the links below to learn more about how to comply with the October disposal bans and about some of the other materials banned under North Carolina General Statute 130A-309.10(f).

Oil Filters

Plastic Bottles

Wooden Pallets

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