Definitions for "Tipping fee"
Price charged to deliver municipal solid waste to a landfill, waste-to-energy facility, or recycling facility.
The price individuals, communities, and trash hauling companies must pay a sanitary landfill operation to get rid of their trash or the trash they collect. The fee is called a tipping fee because truck drivers must unload by tipping up the back of the truck.
An amount of money that has to be paid to deposit each load of garbage at the landfill site.