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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Solid Waste Hauler Registration

Registration is solely for the purpose of compiling and maintaining a mailing list of solid waste haulers that are required to annually report the quantity, source, and destination of solid waste they collect and haul in New Hampshire for profit.

Applies to a person engaged for profit in the collection, transportation, or delivery of solid waste, including recyclable materials, collected from New Hampshire residential, municipal, industrial, or commercial sources for disposal or recycling. Each commercial hauler must register once, and thereafter annually report the quantity (in tons), source (by town) and destination of certain types of solid waste collected and hauled in New Hampshire.

Annual Reports
Reports are due by March 31 of each year.
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Statute and Administrative Rules
RSA 149-M:29-a Solid Waste Management/Hauler Registration

Registration is a form of notification only. It is not an application to obtain approval to do anything in particular. Notification can be made using the Commercial Solid Waste Hauler Registration FormMicrosoft Word Symbolor by supplying the same information in writing on company letter head, plain paper or via email at If submitted via email, please type “Hauler Registration” in the subject line.


Processing Time
Typically, NHDES will acknowledge receipt of the registration information within five business days.

Does not expire, but should be updated by the hauler whenever the registration information changes.

If changes to registration information occur, a new Commercial Solid Waste Hauler Registration FormMicrosoft Word Symbol must be completed and submitted to the Solid Waste Compliance Assurance Section.


Not applicable. Registration is a form of notification only. No decisions are involved and therefore the appeal process does not apply.

Status of Current Applications
Not applicable. Registration is a form of notification only and does not involve issuance of an approval.

Contact Us
Contact Solid Waste at (603) 271-2925 or

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NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3503 | TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964 | Hours: M-F, 8am-4pm

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