Solid Waste Management Policy and Programs (Minnesota)

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Place Minnesota


Name Solid Waste Management Policy and Programs (Minnesota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Local

Program Administrator Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


These statutes encourage the State and local governments to develop waste management strategies to achieve the maximum possible reduction in waste generation, eliminate or reduce adverse environmental impacts, encourage source separation of materials, and improve the efficiency of the overall system. The legislation also establishes solid waste management districts, to provide for coordinated planning of waste disposal strategies.


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Minn. Stat. 115A.41-893
Date Effective 1982-1983
Date Enacted 1980

Authority 2: Minnesota Administrative Rules 7001.3000-3550
Date Effective 1986-1987

Authority 3: 7035
Date Effective 1989

Authority 4: 9215
Date Effective 1991-1992