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The Solid Waste Section is responsible for rule development, solid waste policy, financial assurance compliance, and implementing Florida’s solid waste management program. Technical assistance is provided to the district offices concerning the permitting, compliance, and enforcement activities associated with solid waste facilities. These facilities can include landfills, material recovery facilities, transfer stations, composting/processing facilities, and waste tire management sites. Permitting, compliance, and enforcement issues associated with these sites are managed by the DEP District Offices.

NOTICE: Beginning January 1, 2013, a substantial portion of solid waste permitting will be moved from DEP’s District offices to the Solid Waste Section in Tallahassee. Click here for more details.

NOTICE: Beginning January 1, 2013, some of the Department’s District boundaries will be changed. Click here for more details.

The Solid Waste Section is composed of three main areas:

Facility Search and Reports

  • Search for a Solid Waste Facility
    This link will help you locate information on specific solid waste facilities. To search for an individual facility, go to the top portion of the page, enter in the WACS ID or facility name, and click “Facility Search”. To search for specific class types of facilities by District or County, go to the bottom portion of the page, choose the desired option for each of the 4 steps and Column Options, and click “Submit”.
  • Statewide Solid Waste Universe NEW!
    This link provides reports on every type of solid waste facility in Florida. You can sort by type, status, and/or district.
  • Solid Waste Facility Reports
    This link provides facility lists based on type and current status.
  • Solid Waste Facility Locator
    This links to Map Direct, where you can locate a facility on a map. Just select “Find Places”, and you can search for a facility using the city, county, or zip code, and many other options.
  • Solid Waste Reports Menu

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Last updated: April 16, 2014

Permitting and Compliance Assistance Program #850-245-8707 MS #4550


Division of Waste Management #850-245-8705 MS #4500
2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

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