Solid Waste

Disposal


As per NJAC 7:26-1.6, solid waste is any garbage, refuse, sludge or any other waste material. Other waste material is considered any solid, liquid, semi-solid or contained gaseous material which can no longer serve its original intended use. It is necessary to dispose of these materials properly so as not to pollute the groundwater, air, or land. The following is a breakdown of inspections conducted to insure proper solid waste disposal.

Operating Sanitary Landfill


The operating sanitary landfill in Upper/Woodbine is inspected by the Health Department on a yearly basis. The landfill must be in compliance with the Solid Waste Management Act.

Compost Facility


The compost facility is located at the sanitary landfill in Upper/Woodbine. It is inspected once a year and must be in compliance with the Solid Waste Management Act.

Transfer Station


The Transfer facility is located in Burleigh, in Middle Township. The transfer station is a facility where solid waste can be collected to be hauled up to the landfill. This facility is inspected yearly and must be in compliance with the Solid Waste Management Act.

Closed Landfills


There are 13 closed landfills throughout Cape May County. They are inspected by NJDEP and must be in compliance with the Solid Waste Management Act.

Class B Recycling


These facilities are permitted and regulated by NJDEP. These facilities recycle:
  • Asphalt
  • Cement
  • Concrete
  • Wood                       https://www.cmcmua.com/