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New Jersey Recycling Centers & Environmental Regulations

by Chris

Learn the environmental regulations pertaining to New Jersey recycling centers.

If you're currently running a recycling center in New Jersey, or are looking to get into the game, chances are you're starting to realize you have your hands full when it comes to environmental regulations. The first step is usually identifying which classes of recyclable material you'll be recycling in New Jersey. But what comes after that? What other types of environmental regulations apply to recycling centers in New Jersey?

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Topics: New Jersey Recycling Permits, New Jersey Recycling Exemptions, New Jersey Environmental Services

New Jersey Class D Recyclable Materials - Electronics, Use Oil, and Universal Waste

by Doug

Learn what Class D recyclable materials in New Jersey are.

When it comes to opening or running a recycling center in New Jersey, understanding what class of recyclable material your planning on processing & handling makes a huge difference. We frequently get asked by folks about one particular class of recyclable materials, and that's Class D recyclable materials.

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Topics: New Jersey Recycling Permits, New Jersey Environmental Services

New Jersey Recycling Permits vs Recycling Exemptions

by Doug

Learn how to recycle in New Jersey with a recycling approval or exemption.

New Jersey is jam packed full of people. Aside from congested roads, we also have a huge amount of refuse we need to deal with. Unfortunately, the NJDEP has made starting a recycling business in New Jersey somewhat of a headache. One would hope that New Jersey recycling approvals would be easy to get, but that's not the case.

We hear from a lot of prospective recyclers that they either don't have the time, energy, or money to obtain a full blown New Jersey recycling permit. The problem is, many folks don't know how to get a recycling license, permit, or approval in New Jersey because it's a complicated process. Many people aren't simply aware that getting a recycling approval in New Jersey takes time, money, and often causes quite a headache.

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Topics: New Jersey Recycling Permits, New Jersey Recycling Exemptions, New Jersey Environmental Services

Learn how long it takes to get a New Jersey stormwater permit.

by Chris

We explain how long it takes to get a New Jersey stormwater permit.

For a lot of folks in New Jersey, the fact that they need a stormwater discharge permit isn't always immediately obvious. Whether it's because of the lack of enforcement efforts, or people purposely sticking their head in the sand, there are a lot of facilities across New Jersey that should be covered under one of the various NJPDES stormwater permits, but simply aren't.

Regardless of the reason, a lot of folks are starting to wake up and seek the coverage they need. Whether they've been visited by the NJDEP, or are the unlucky party in a 3rd party environmental lawsuit, a lot of organizations across New Jersey are starting to look into getting the stormwater permit they need.

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Topics: New Jersey Environmental Services, New Jersey Stormwater Permits

A Review of Electronic DMR Reporting in New Jersey

by Doug

We discuss the upcoming electronic DMR reporting requirement in New Jersey, and why this is going to be an issue for anyone with an NJPDES stormwater permit.

Whether you're in business in New Jersey, and I'm talking about industrial facilities, regardless of your location, facility type, whether you're inside or outside, you need an NJPDES permit. Same goes for construction activities, as well as for municipalities holding an NJPDES permit. These permits nearly always cover stormwater discharges, with some also convering process wastewater discharges. If you're covered by an NJPDES stormwater permit, chances are you may have recently received a very confusing letter that look something like this...

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Topics: New Jersey Environmental Services, New Jersey Stormwater Permits

What are stormwater discharges in New Jersey?

by Chris

How to understand stormwater discharges in New Jersey.

We throw around a lot of technical jargon on this site. NPDES permits, SPCC Plans, TRI Reporting, etc. etc. Sometimes these terms pile up and become confusing, often making a simple subject appear considerably more complex than it should be. One area that gets very confusing due to regulations, acronyms, and general misinformation is stormwater, specifically the specific regulations in the actual NJPDES permits in New Jersey.

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Topics: New Jersey Environmental Services, New Jersey Stormwater Permits

What is a New Jersey Stormwater Permit & do I need a NJPDES permit?

by Chris

We explain what NJPDES stormwater permits are and whether or not your facility in New Jersey needs a stormwater permit.

For the last 20+ years, we've been helping businesses, government agencies, and others deal with NJPDES stormwater permits here in New Jersey. A fairly common issue we hear is people not understanding them, or knowing why they need one.

Several of our clients initially starting doing business with us because they had to get into compliance with their stormwater permits due to things like not knowing they needed one, they weren't following the regulations, or just needed help staying in compliance.

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Topics: New Jersey Environmental Services, New Jersey Stormwater Permits