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NY State Composting Facilities and Processing Law

See: composting in NYC; composting of organic waste leaving NYCWasteLess at NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation

Law: Laws of NY State leaving NYCWasteLess (Search for Environmental Conservation Law (ENV), Article 27, Title 7: Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Facilities)

Regulations: NY Codes, Rules and Regulations leaving NYCWasteLess (Search for Title 6, Part 360, Subpart 360-5:Composting Facilities) Regulations also posted at NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation leaving NYCWasteLess

Summary: The NY State Environmental Conservation Law governs the siting and operation of solid waste management and resource recovery facilities in the state, including composting and other organic waste processing (OWP) facilities. The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation regulates the construction and operation composting and OWP facilities through permitting, testing, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements for each facility, and mandatory processing standards to minimize contamination and odor generation, eliminate pathogens, and produce a mature product.

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