Minnesotan adding household materials to roll-off for recycling
Recycling keeps materials out of the landfill, saves money, and provides jobs for a growing industry.

Sector N: Scrap Recycling and Waste Recycling Facilities guidance and sampling exceedance suggestions:

MPCA Scrap Recycling and Waste Recycling Facilities Sector-Specific Permit Requirements

EPA Pollutants and Control Measures Fact Sheet MPCA Guidance Other (non-MPCA) guidance
EPA Scrap Recycling and Waste Recycling Facilities Fact Sheet
Pollutant-specific- exceedance Guidance & Suggestions
  • Presuming the parking lots are paved, utilizing a street sweeper for the parking lot areas may help. Of the two generic types of street sweepers; one pushes debris away, and the other has some sort of filter that can capture and filter out pollutants.
  • The Wisconsin DNR guidance suggests that to control high levels of iron and aluminum, solutions might include proprietary filters, bioretention, and sand filters. A large BMP, such as a wet pond, might need the addition of a polymer to attain a high level of iron control.
  • Washington state guidance includes a Metal/Vehicle Recyclers Manual. See page 24 for general BMPs, pages 29-31 for BMPs for crushing areas, part storing areas, and page 32 offers information about contaminated soils.
Sector # of Permittees # of NE Certifiers Total, as of 6-6-2018 Sector-Specific Trade Associations Contact General Industry Trade Associations Contact
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Facility coverage cards, cover letters, sampling forms, contact information and more can be found through the Industrial Stormwater Permit Information Access tool.

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