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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
BUILDING MATERIAL SCRAPS. Scrap building material from the construction, reconstruction, remodeling or repair of a building, walkway, driveway, sign and other structure, including but not limited to, excavated earth, tree stumps, rocks, gravel, bricks, plaster, concrete, lumber or any other similar material used in construction or in the containers or wrappings therefor.
GARBAGE. All putrescible wastes, including animal and vegetable matter, animal offal and carcasses, and recognizable industrial byproducts, but excluding sewage and human wastes.
REFUSE. All nonputrescible wastes.
SOLID WASTE. Garbage, refuse, rubbish, trash, and other discarded solid materials, including solid waste materials resulting from homes, businesses, industrial, commercial, and agricultural operations, and from community activities, but does not include solids or dissolved materials in domestic sewage or other significant pollutants.
TREE TRIMMINGS. Tree limbs, leaves, shrub bery trimmings and cuttings and all other trimmings from the natural growth of trees, shrubbery, weeds, plants or grass.
(‘76 Code, § 4-2001)