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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
COMMERCIAL WASTE. All solid waste emanating from establishments engaged in business. The category includes but is not limited to solid waste resulting from the operation of stores, markets, office buildings, restaurants, shopping centers, theaters, trailer courts or camps, multifamily dwellings of more than three units, and others.
RECYCLING. The process of separating a given waste material from the waste stream and processing it so that it is used again as raw material for a product, which may or may not be similar to the original product.
(Ord. passed - -)
SOLID WASTE. Any garbage, refuse, sludge and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material, resulting from industrial, commercial, residential, mining and agricultural operations or community activities but does not include solid or dissolved material in domestic sewage, solid or dissolved material in irrigation return flows or in industrial discharges which are sources subject to a permit from the State Water Control Board or source, special nuclear or by-product material as defined by the Federal Atomic Energy Act of 1954, being 42 U.S.C. §§ 2011 et seq. as amended.
(1996 Code, § 135-8)