41. As soon as they are deposited in a disposal area, residual materials must be spread and compacted except in the case of sludge, soil referred to in subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph of section 39, residual materials that are baled and animal carcasses or animal parts.
In order to minimize the release of odours, the spread of fires, the proliferation of animals or insects, and blowing litter, the residual materials must be covered at the end of each day of operation with a layer of soil or other materials referred to in section 42, or be covered in another manner enabling the above purposes to be accomplished.
The daily cover requirement does not apply to a landfill reserved exclusively for the use of an industrial, commercial or other establishment if the residual materials received are not likely to generate the nuisances referred to above.
Residual materials containing asbestos or that are likely to release dust into the atmosphere, and animal carcasses or animal parts, must be covered with other materials as soon as they are deposited in the disposal area, even before being compacted. For the purposes of this paragraph, “containing asbestos” has the meaning assigned by section 1.1 of the Safety Code for the construction industry (chapter S-2.1, r. 4).
Residual materials at a temperature likely to create fires, in particular bottom ash, fly ash and any other incineration residue, is to be landfilled only once it has cooled sufficiently to prevent any risk of fire.
O.C. 451-2005, s. 41; O.C. 451-2011, s. 9.