Landfill Prohibited Items

Following is a list of the Twin Oaks Landfill prohibited waste items:

Friable regulated asbestos containing material (RACM).
Non-friable non-regulated asbestos containing material from commercial haulers.
Liquid waste and waste found to contain free liquids as determined by the “paint filter test” required by TCEQ.
Lead acid batteries.
Fluorescent light ballasts, capacitors, and mercury vapor lamps.
Compressed gas containers which have not been punctured.
Barrels over 5 gallons which have not had the top removed.
Hazardous waste as listed in 40 CFR 261 (federal legislation).
Characteristic hazardous waste as determined by EPA tests which determine ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, or toxicity.
Non-household size chemical containers that have not been triple-rinsed.
Used oil (can recycle on site).
Used oil filters (can recycle on site).
Class I industrial waste.
Liquid paints.
Medical waste that is not properly treated, prepared, and handled according to Subchapter Y of the Texas Municipal Solid Waste Code which covers medical waste management (30 TAC dd 330.1001-330.1009).
Computer monitors, printers and CPU’s from commercial haulers.
Any special waste which does not have previous approval from the landfill operator or environmental compliance officer, nor a special waste form on file.

If you have any questions about these or any other waste contact the Environmental Compliance Officer for BVSWMA at 979-764-3805.