For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   COMPOSTING. The controlled decomposition of organic materials through the use of aerobic bacteria.
   GARBAGE. Wastes resulting from packaging, handling, storing, preparing, cooking and consuming food of all kinds, and dead animals.
   RECYCLABLES. Aluminum, steel, tin and bi-metal cans, glass (all colors), recyclable HDPE and PET plastics, newsprint, magazines, corrugated and paperboard containers and any other items as approved as recyclable by the State Environmental Protection Agency for which the village’s licensed residential scavenger has a collection program.
   RUBBISH. Such matter as clothing articles, household appliances, furniture, wood products, metal ware, glass, crockery, paper, ashes, boxes, plastic articles and litter of any kind.
   YARD WASTE. Organic material such as grass clippings, leaves, tree and shrubbery trimmings, wood chips, lawn rakings, dead plants, sod and garden waste.
(2000 Code, § 50.01) (Ord. 1431, passed 6-4-1990; Ord. 4120, passed 10-17-2011)