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(A) General duties. It shall be the duty of every contractor, scavenger and person, his or her agents and employees, who has contracted or undertaken to remove any diseased or dead animal, offal, rubbish, garbage, dirt, street sweepings or other filthy, offensive or noxious substance, or is engaged in any such removal or in the loading or unloading of any such substance, to do the same with dispatch and in every particular in a manner as cleanly and free from offense and with as little danger and prejudice to life and health as possible.
(B) Private scavenger duties and requirements.
(1) The term of a private scavenger license is for an entire calendar year beginning January 1 and expiring on December 31 of that same year.
(2) A company issued a private scavenger license shall submit and operate a recycling program which includes the following elements:
(a) Proper site and design criteria for collection areas;
(b) Collection processes;
(c) Container specifications;
(d) Data collection and reporting method; and
(e) Promotional and educational program materials.
(3) Recycling collection area shall be conveniently located, screened from view and maintained in a clean, sanitary and litter-free manner within both common areas and in or near the building.
(4) (a) A private scavenger license holder shall submit a quarterly report to the village that contains the following program data:
1. The weight of recyclables, refuse and yard waste collected from each property; and
2. The summary of multi-family recycling services that includes, but is not limited to, frequency of collection, method of collection and the name and location of the processing facility for recyclable materials.
(b) Reports shall be due no later than 15 days after the close of the quarter (first quarter - April 15; second quarter - July 15; third quarter October 15; and fourth quarter - January 15).
(5) All private scavenger license holders shall provide to the village an annual report listing the village customer accounts serviced by the licensee which shall include:
(a) Name and address of the property owner or property management company;
(b) Name and address of the current village solid waste collection accounts; and
(c) The customer list is to be submitted with the formal scavenger license application.
(6) License holders shall provide the following services to all village properties serviced by the licensee:
(a) Collection of newspapers, corrugated cardboard, paperboard, magazines, catalogues and phone books, mixed paper, high-grade paper, glass, aluminum, tin, steel and bi-metal empty aerosol cans, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) #1, plastic bottles and containers, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) #2 plastic bottles and containers and six and 12-pack beverage rings; and
(b) At least semi-annually, the scavenger licensee shall distribute promotional and educational materials to property accounts serviced by the licensee.
(Ord. 2000-02-10, passed 2-7-2000)