§ 51.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   GARBAGE.  Includes every accumulation of animal, vegetable or other matter that attends the preparation, consumption, display, dealing in or storage of meat, fish, fowl, birds and the like, including the cans, containers or wrappers wasted along with such materials, and all other wastes resulting from the handling, storage and sale of produce.
   HOUSEHOLD REFUSE.  Includes such items as garbage, swill, sweepings, cleanings, trash litter, solid wastes, combustible trash, including, but not limited to, boxes, barrels, wood, furniture, bedding, noncombustible trash, including, but not limited to, metals, tin cans, metal furniture, dirt, small quantities of rock and concrete, glass, crockery and other mineral wastes; provided, refuse shall not include earth and wastes from building operations, nor shall it include wastes from multiple-dwelling residences, industrial processes and manufacturing operations.
   NON-HOUSEHOLD REFUSE.  Includes such items as garbage, swill, sweepings, cleanings, trash litter, solid wastes, combustible trash, including, but not limited to, boxes, barrels, wood, furniture, bedding, noncombustible trash, including, but not limited to, metals, tin cans, metal furniture, dirt, small quantities of rock and concrete, glass, crockery and other mineral wastes produced by multiple-dwelling residences, industrial and commercial processes, and manufacturing operations; provided, refuse shall not include earth and wastes from building operations.
   RECYCLABLE MATERIALS.  Materials that are separated from household refuse for the purpose of recycling, including paper, glass, plastics and metals.
   REFUSE.  Garbage, household refuse, non-household refuse and yard debris.
   YARD DEBRIS.  Includes such items as grass clippings and leaves.
(Ord. 111, passed 2-9-2015)