The Code outlines minimum requirements for the construction, operation and reclamation of landfills that accept 10,000 tonnes or less per year of non-hazardous waste. It is enabled by the Waste Control Regulation (AR 192/96). The Code provides minimum requirements for the siting, construction, operation, monitoring, recordkeeping, closure and post-closure period monitoring for landfills. The code provides detail to the groundwater quality performance standards and the types of acceptable waste, and cover frequency. Small Class II and Class III landfills (that accept 10,000 tonnes or less per year) are required to complete a registration form and submit it to the Director.
September 1, 1996
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