Cleanfill material and cleanfills are defined as follows.
Material that when buried will have no adverse effect on people or the environment. Cleanfill material includes virgin natural materials such as clay, soil and rock, and other inert materials such as concrete or brick that are free of:
A cleanfill is any landfill that accepts only cleanfill material as defined above.
Determining if a particular waste is acceptable in a cleanfill requires an assessment of how the waste will behave when it is placed, and the potential effects of the waste on the environment. Only waste complying with the definition of cleanfill in section 2.2 should be accepted at a cleanfill.
The Cleanfill Guide presents three lists of materials to assist in the assessment process:
Last updated: 17 September 2007