Guidance for landfills accepting TWW
Only landfills authorized by the state of California are allowed to accept TWW for disposal. The California State Water Resources Control Board maintains a list of landfills and disposal facilities that are authorized to accept TWW.
|Notifications/Reporting||Disposal facilities need to obtain and keep specific information about each generator disposing treated wood waste. Once a generator has exceeded disposing more than 10,000 lbs. of preservative TWW, the disposal facility will need to input the generators information into the Treated Wood Waste Tracking System. Contact the state DTSC to establish an account for a landfill.|
Disposal facilities must keep records documenting the disposal, as required by the state Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). Records may take the form of a log, invoice, manifest, bill of lading, shipping document, or receipt to a generator from an approved TWW facility.
Records must be kept for a minimum of three years. For approved landfills, the period starts when they receive the TWW.
Keep records for the following activities:
Shipments Received by Approved Facilities – Records of TWW received by an approved facility must include:
Reporting Shipments of TWW to the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) – Each year a facility receives TWW, the facility shall submit a semi-annual report to DTSC for the following periods: January 1 to June 30 and July 1 to December 31. Reports must be submitted 30 days after each reporting period through the Treated Wood Waste Tracking System. Each report must include the following information:
|Prohibitions||Review general prohibitions for TWW that apply to disposal facilities. See guidance|