Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 18.9
Refuse Disposal

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-18.9-5

§ 23-18.9-5. Disposal of refuse at other than a licensed facility.

(a) No person shall dispose of solid waste at other than a solid waste management facility licensed by the director, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.

(b) The phrase “dispose of solid waste”, as prohibited in this section, refers to the depositing, casting, throwing, leaving or abandoning of a quantity greater than three (3) cubic yards of solid waste. Used asphalt, concrete, Portland concrete cement, and solid waste temporarily in a vehicle or proper receptacle at a licensed place of business of a licensed solid waste hauler for a period not to exceed seventy-two (72) hours shall not be considered solid waste for purposes of this chapter.

History of Section.
P.L. 1987, ch. 543, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 391, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 258, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 263, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 60, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 64, § 1.