Solid Waste Management Program
Last updated Nov. 6, 2017
Under Gov. Greitens' leadership, all state agencies are working to reduce regulations or other government processes that unnecessarily burden individuals and businesses while doing little to protect or improve public health, safety and our natural resources. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is committed to limiting regulation to what is necessary to protect Missouri's environment, implement statutory mandates and maintain state control of programs. Any proposed changes to rules discussed on this page are being developed with these goals in mind. We welcome your comments to help insure that our regulations provide required protections but do not add unneeded costs.
If you wish to provide comments on any existing department regulation, please visit the department’s Red Tape Reduction website at http://dnr.mo.gov/redtapereduction.
Laws and Regulations
- The term "statute" generally means an act or law passed by a legislative body, such as the Missouri General Assembly or the United States Congress.
- The term "regulation" generally means a rule or standard that has the force of law once promulgated by an administrative agency within its statutory authority. It is sometimes referred to as a "Rule."
State regulations are developed through the rulemaking process, by departments or commissions given such authority by statute.
- Coal Combustion Residuals - Pending
Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) is available from the Missouri Secretary of State's Office, 573-751-4015.
- Missouri Solid Waste Management Law Section 260.200 through 260.345 only.
Missouri Revised Statutes (RSMo), including the Missouri Solid Waste Management Law, are available from the Revisor of Statutes, 573-526-1288, or online through the Missouri General Assembly website.
Copies of the state and federal hazardous waste laws can be viewed at the Department of Natural Resources’ regional offices and Jefferson City office, the Missouri State Library, U.S. Depository Libraries and most public libraries.