1049.07  OWNERSHIP OF RECYCLABLE WASTE MATERIAL; UNAUTHORIZED COLLECTION; RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS.
   (a)   Ownership. After recyclable waste material has been placed in a container designated for such purpose at a designated recycling collection location for collection by the Village or its authorized agent, the recyclable waste material shall become the property of the Village or its authorized agent.
   (b)   Unauthorized Collection Prohibited.  During the twenty-four hour period commencing at 6:00 p.m. on any day preceding a day designated for collection of recyclable waste material, no person, other than a Village employee or the Village's authorized agent, shall remove recyclable waste material from a designated container which has been placed at a designated recycling collection location or outside a residence.  Each collection in violation of this section from each separate designated recycling collection location during that period shall constitute a separate and distinct violation punishable as provided in Section 1049.99.
   (c)   Right of Individual to Dispose of Recyclable Waste Material.  Nothing in this chapter shall limit the right of an individual person, organization or other entity to donate, sell or otherwise dispose of recyclable waste material, if such disposal does not violate any applicable statute, regulation or ordinance.
(Ord. 1995-08.  Passed 4-10-95; Ord. 2006-48.  Passed 12-11-06.)