The city finds and declares:
   The collection, transportation, processing, marketing, transfer and disposal of solid waste and recyclables by qualified persons is necessary to protect the public health, safety and general welfare and to implement State law. For these reasons, collecting, transporting, processing, marketing, transferring and disposing of solid waste and recyclable materials requires regulation and control by the city in the manner set forth in this code, including, but not limited to, this article.
(Ord. No. 3007)