HEALTH AND SAFETY
WASTE TIRE DISPOSAL
39-6503. Waste tire disposal. (1) No person shall dispose of waste tires on any public or private property in this state or in the waters of this state except at permitted public or private municipal solid waste landfills which have been approved to accept waste tires in their operating plans as specified in the following subsection.
(2) Waste tires may be disposed at a permitted public or private municipal solid waste landfill with an approved operating plan only if the waste tires have been processed to meet the following criteria:
(a) The volume of one hundred (100) unprepared randomly selected whole tires in one (1) continuous test period must be reduced by at least sixty-five percent (65%) of the original volume as specified in subsection (3) of this section. No single void space greater than one hundred twenty-five (125) cubic inches may remain in the randomly placed processed tires; or
(b) The tires shall be reduced to an average chip size no greater than sixty-four (64) square inches in any randomly selected sample of ten (10) tires or more. No more than forty percent (40%) of the chips may exceed sixty-four (64) square inches.
(3) Tire volumes shall be calculated as follows:
(a) Unprocessed whole tire volume shall be calculated by randomly placing one hundred (100) unprepared randomly selected whole tires in a rectangular container and multiplying the depth of unprocessed tires by the bottom area of the container.
(b) Processed tire volume shall be determined by randomly placing the processed tire test quantity in a rectangular container and leveling the surface. It shall be calculated by multiplying the depth of processed tires by the bottom area of the container.
[39-6503, added 2003, ch. 281, sec. 4, p. 763.]