Many common materials found in households and businesses should not be disposed of in landfills and can be hazardous to the environment if disposed of improperly. Pima County/ City of Tucson program to reduce improper disposal of common household hazardous waste such as automotive products and paints.
Investigates all complaints regarding illegal dumping (wildcat dumping); Performs routine surveillance of private and public lands throughout Pima County that are frequent dump sites. Obtains evidence, issues citations to responsible parties, and ensure proper disposal of the solid wastes. Once a month, staff supervises Adult Probation Workers during the cleaning of public land of ""wildcat"" solid waste. Staff also coordinates neighborhood clean-ups with community leaders and neighborhood groups.
List of Landfills and Transfer Stations including their locations, hours of operation, maps, and fees.
Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) is authorized to inspect septic tank cleaners (a.k.a. liquid waste haulers, pumper trucks) on an annual basis. All liquid waste haulers need to apply for and obtain PDEQ licenses for their business and for each vehicle used in the collection and/or transportation of all human excreta, industrial and commercial waste before it is used in any liquid waste collection activity.
Information on Pima County and City of Tucson Curbside Recycling Program.
Pima County Department of Environmental Quality, Solid Waste Management Division, has developed a new "Annual Waste Tire Generator Registration Form" and "Waste Tire Disposal Manifest" for use by retailers for acceptance or their tires at the Tangerine Landfill Waste Tire Collection Site.