As used in this chapter:
"Proof of collection service" means a written record, log, bill or document evidencing receipt of service for the collection of solid waste for the preceding month from a person lawfully engaging in private solid waste collection services within a municipality.
"Regular solid waste collection service" means the scheduled pick-up and removal of solid waste from residential, commercial or institutional premises located within the boundaries of any municipality at least once a week.
"Responsible solid waste generator" means any property owner, tenant or occupant of any single-family residential dwelling or multiple dwelling, or the owner of any commercial or institutional building or structure located within the boundaries of any municipality, who generates solid waste at those premises.
"Solid waste" means garbage, refuse, and other discarded materials resulting from industrial, commercial and agricultural operations, and from domestic and community activities, and shall include all other waste materials including liquids, except for solid animal and vegetable wastes collected by swine producers licensed by the State Department of Agriculture to collect, prepare and feed such wastes to swine on their own farms.
"Solid waste collection" means the activity related to pick-up and transportation of solid waste from its source or location to a solid waste facility or other destination.
"Solid waste container" means a receptacle, container or bag suitable for the depositing of solid waste.
"Solid waste disposal" means the storage, treatment, utilization, processing, or final disposal of solid waste.
"Solid waste facilities" mean and include the plants, structures and other real and personal property acquired, constructed or operated or to be acquired, constructed or operated by any person pursuant to the provisions of this or any other act, including transfer stations, incinerators, resource recovery facilities, sanitary landfill facilities or other plants for the disposal of solid waste, and all vehicles, equipment and other real and personal property and rights therein and appurtenances necessary or useful and convenient for the collection or disposal of solid waste in a sanitary manner.
L.1989,c.244,s.6; amended 1991,c.170,s.4.
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