Residual solid waste (RSW) landfills can accept solid wastes from 7 specific industrial categories. The waste streams from these industries are typically generated in large quantities and are generally homogeneous and of low toxicity. The 7 specific industries included in the RSW regulatory program are:
- coal burning operations;
- foundry operations;
- pulp and paper making operations;
- steel-making operations;
- gypsum processing plant operations;
- lime processing operations; and
- Portland cement operations.