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Solid Waste Landfills

Interactive Map of Solid Waste Landfills (leaving DEC's website)

The following links provide a description of each of these types of landfills that are used to manage solid waste in New York State:

State assistance grants are available for eligible municipal landfill closure projects.


More about Solid Waste Landfills:

  • Ash Monofill Landfills - General information on Ash Monofill Landfills in New York State, including a listing of active Ash Monofill Landfills.
  • Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills - General information on Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills in New York State, including a listing of active Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills.
  • Industrial/Commercial Landfills - General information on Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills in New York State, including definitions and a listing of active Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills.
  • Long Island Landfills - General information on Long Island Landfills.
  • Emission Guidelines for MSW Landfill Emissions - On November 21, 1998, all municipal solid waste landfill (MSW) owners or operators in New York State were required to submit a design capacity report to this Department by February 21, 1999