Beneficial Use State Program Locator
This state resource locator contains information on the beneficial use of industrial byproducts for the state of Michigan. Also included are EPA and private industry resources.
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- Construction and Demolition State Waste Resource Locator. Use this tool to locate regulatory information and other compliance assistance and P2 resources.
- Solid Waste Exemptions and Guidance This page contains a number of generic exemptions that were developed by the DEQ in addition to some guidance documents related to solid waste issues. Topics include: abrasive blasting, shingle recycling, concrete grinding slurry, drywall recycling, electronic waste, fish waste, lime sludge, manure, pauch, and pen waste, scrap wood exemption, and tire material.
- Scrap Tires Program The scrap tire management program regulates transportation, storage and disposal of scrap tires under Part 169 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended. An annual registration is required for scrap tire transporters and collection sites.
- ASTSWMO 2006 Beneficial Use Survey Report, November 2007 Michigan was one of 40 states that participated in this study, which was conducted by the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials. The study covered various regulatory and technical issues associated with beneficial use. It also identifies specific byproducts that are covered by state beneficial use rules. Please note that this is an older report and therefore it may contain information that has been superseded.
- Northeast Waste Management Officials Beneficial Use Determination Database NEWMOA developed an on-line beneficial use determinations (BUD) database to help states share information and improve the efficiency of their BUD approval processes. The database contains a compilation of approved state BUDs. Michigan is one of 27 states included in the database. This is a password-protected tool for state environmental regulators.
- Beneficial Use Provisions
- Michigan's Beneficial Use Program The program helps in reducing overall costs to the economy by recycling and reusing material and keeping that material out of landfills. The program relies on the latest science, engineering principles, and controls to achieve adequate solid waste characterization.
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