COVID-19 Resources for New Hampshire Communities

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

In an effort to keep up-to-date with evolving guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHDES’ Solid Waste Management Bureau (SWMB) has updated its list of resources relevant to the management of solid waste during the pandemic. The document now includes recently-released guidance from the CDC specific to the waste management and recycling industry, as well as other resources from national and regional organizations.

During the COVID-19 state of emergency, periodic SWMB program updates will continue to be posted on the SWMB website, under “Hot Topics.”

Safety Checklist for Solid Waste Facility Operators:

COVID-19 Safety Tips for Solid Waste Facility Operators -NH Dept. of Environmental Services

If you need to make changes to your facility operations, including changes to minimize contact with solid waste that has potential or known COVID-19 contamination, operating hours, or other facility services, please notify NHDES of the needed changes via email sent to NHDES will place the notice in the facility record.  No additional action is required on your part to update NHDES.