Waste Classifications

Accepted Waste

The definition of accepted means accepted for disposal as solid waste at a Sublette County Solid Waste Facility per Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) permits. This does not address the acceptance of recyclable materials related to Pinedale Recycling, the disposal of waste oil (which is in five-gallon amounts to be placed in oil drums only), appliances, freon appliances, paint, batteries, electronics, and metal. These all have a designated place. Latex paint is not accepted in liquid form and should be given away, or dried.

Residential Waste

Individual household and yard waste. This waste is generated or owned by a Sublette County Resident.

Commercial Waste

Commercial means of or connected to commerce, trade, or business. Commercial waste is created when such a company or person accepts payment for the disposal of personal household waste.

Industrial Waste

Waste generated from the nature of the industry or the waste generated by the labor force of such industry. All accepted materials disposed of must only be four feet in length. Pit Liner is not accepted nor materials that have been exposed to or left with a residue of unacceptable liquid waste. All drums and/or plastics are to be clean and dried thoroughly.

Construction, Demolition & Land Clearing (CDL) Waste

Waste that results from construction, remodeling, repair, or demolition of buildings, roads, or other structures, or from land clearing for development, and requires removal from the site of construction, demolition, or land clearing.

CDL waste includes, but is not limited to:

  • Wood
  • Concrete
  • Drywall
  • Masonry
  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Structural
  • Metal
  • Wire
  • Other building materials
  • Plastics
  • Styrofoam
  • Natural vegetation
  • Stumps
  • Brush
  • Hay
  • Tree branches
  • Tree bark
  • Sod
  • Rocks
  • Sludge

CDL waste does not include any contaminated soil or unacceptable waste. All cement is to be removed from the end of any metal posts with the metal posts then being placed in metal bins. Treated woods and wood products are not accepted. Treated wood would be but not limited to creosote and arsenical-treated wood.