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Refuse Disposal Facilities

Programs that operate refuse transfer stations, incinerators, composting facilities, sewage sludge processing facilities, sanitary landfills or other facilities that are used for the disposal of solid waste material. Solid waste may include durable goods, disposable goods, containers and packaging, food scraps, yard trimmings and miscellaneous inorganic wastes from households, some commercial establishments (e.g., businesses or restaurants), institutions (e.g., schools or hospitals), and some industrial sources. It does not include nonhazardous industrial wastes, raw sewage, agricultural waste, hazardous waste, or construction and demolition waste.

Taxonomy Code: JF-8920.7190

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