Required Personal Protective Equipment

Safety is the Department of Solid Waste’s top priority

To reduce accidents and protect the public’s safety, the Department of Solid Waste requires customers to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while at the Solid Waste Disposal Complex beginning Monday, November 28, 2022.

PPE Kits for Purchase

Customers have the opportunity to purchase PPE (except for closed-toed shoes) from the Scalehouse for $20 per kit, which includes sales tax.

Required Personal Protective Equipment

At the Citizen Hand Unload area, customers are required to wear:

Icon of a closed-toed shoe

Closed-toed shoes (no sandals)

At the Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Facility, yard waste/tire processing areas, and landfill, customers are required to wear:

Safety helmet
Eye protection
Closed-toed shoes (no sandals)
High visibility shirt or vest 

For disposal fee information, visit this page.

Additional Resources

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