Waste Transporter Permit

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Environmental Conservation, Department of State
A Waste Transporter Permit authorizes a business to engage in waste transportation by vehicle in New York State.

Waste includes:
  • non-hazardous industrial/commercial wastes;
  • asbestos;
  • hazardous industrial/commercial waste;
  • waste oil;
  • waste tires;
  • petroleum-contaminated soil;
  • non-residential raw sewage or sewage-contaminated wastes;
  • grease trap waste;
  • sewage or water supply treatment plant sludge;
  • medical waste;
  • septage (residential);
  • residential raw sewage including portable toilet waste;
  • low-level radioactive waste; and
  • mixed waste.
Businesses must have a USEPA Identification Number to transport dangerous waste. Visit the following page for more information on obtaining this Number.



For more information, contact:

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
Division of Materials Management
Bureau of Permitting and Planning
625 Broadway, 9th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-7253
Phone: (518) 402-8792
Fax: (518) 402-9034
transport@gw.dec.state.ny.us
Website: http://www.dec.ny.gov

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