What materials can never be burned?
  • Materials containing rubber, grease, and asphalt; those made of petroleum, such as tires, cars, and auto part; and plastics and plastic-coated materials
  • Garbage and any wastes created in the process of handling, preparing, cooking, and consuming food
  • Dead animals

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1. What does the Ohio EPA consider "open burning"?
2. Why do Ohio laws prohibit some many types of open burning?
3. What materials can never be burned?
4. What types of open burning are permitted in restricted areas?
5. Does Ohio EPA ever allow exceptions?
6. Can a community enact local ordinances to allow open burning?
7. What will happen to me if I am caught illegally open burning?