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Environmental Public Health

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I burn?

It's easier to know what you can't burn. Prohibited materials include household garbage, plastic, wire insulation, automobile parts, asphalt, petroleum products or treated materials, rubber, asbestos, animal remains, animal or vegetable matter resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking or service of food, any material which emits dense smoke or noxious odors. This applies to open/barrel burning AND solid fuel burning devices such as woodstoves.