About Waste Management The North Carolina Division of Waste Management regulates solid waste disposal, hazardous waste management, underground storage tanks and Superfund cleanups. We provide technical assistance to businesses, industries, local governments and citizens to help them reduce and better manage wastes. Our assistance helps protect and improve citizens' public health and the environment. To further our mission, the Waste Management division houses four sections which manage specific types of waste. Our mission is to prevent the harmful release of waste to the environment and clean up existing contamination. Our Vision is to ensure waste is managed effectively and efficiently to make North Carolina the best place to live, work and visit. For more information, go to the Frequently Asked Questions page for questions asked by each section or program.