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(A) For the purpose of this section, the definitions contained in the solid waste disposal agreement shall apply unsolid waste otherwise specifically stated in this section. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words in the plural number include the singular and words in the singular number include the plural. The word shall is always mandatory and not merely directory.
ACCEPTABLE WASTE. Garbage, refuse, and other solid waste from residential, commercial, light industrial and community activities which is generated and collected in aggregate. This term shall include NON-PROCESSABLE WASTE but shall not include UNACCEPTABLE WASTE.
CONTRACT MUNICIPALITIES. This term shall refer to the cities of Dania, Hallandale, Pompano Beach and Pembroke Pines, each of which is a municipal corporation existing under the laws of the state and located within the county.
HAULER. This term shall refer to those persons, firms or corporation or governmental agencies responsible (under either oral or written contract, or otherwise) for the collection of solid waste within the geographic boundaries of the contract municipalities and transportation to the resource recovery system.
NON-PROCESSABLE WASTE. That portion of the waste stream that is not capable of being processed at the facility but that the corporation agrees to accept, and landfill at no additional cost to the party delivering such waste (other than the tipping fee required under Section 2.3 of the solid waste disposal agreement hereof, including the “pass-throughs” identified therein). This term shall include metal furniture and appliances, concrete rubble, mixed roofing materials, rock, gravel and other earthen materials, equipment, wire and cable, tree limbs, logs or lumber not more than four feet long or six inches in diameter, occasional tires, and demolition and construction debris and material, none of which are delivered to the corporation in quantities that constitute UNACCEPTABLE WASTE.
RESOURCE RECOVERY SYSTEM. The resource recovery facilities which are constructed, operated and maintained pursuant to the Solid Waste Disposal Agreement.
SOLID WASTE. This term shall have the meaning set forth in F.S. Ch. 403, Part IV, as amended from time to time, and as limited or expanded by the terms ACCEPTABLE WASTE, NON-PROCESSABLE WASTE AND UNACCEPTABLE WASTE set forth in the Solid Waste Disposal Agreement, which are defined in this section.
SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL AGREEMENT. The solid waste disposal agreement dated April 22, 2003, by and among the contact municipalities and Reuter Recycling of Florida, Inc. as amended from time to time pursuant to the provisions of the solid waste disposal agreement. A copy of the above referenced agreement is available in the office of the City Clerk.
UNACCEPTABLE WASTE. Waste which would likely pose a threat to health or safety or which may cause damage to or materially adversely affect the operation of the facility as determined by the corporation, including, but not limited to, hazardous waste of any kind or nature, such as explosives, radioactive materials, cleaning fluids, crankcase oils, cutting oils, paints, acids, caustics, poisons, or drugs; pathological or biological wastes; ashes, foundry sand; sanitary sewage and other highly diluted water-carried materials or substances; sludges, including sewage sludge and septic and cesspool pumpouts; human and animal remains; auto hulks and other motor vehicles, including such major motor vehicle parts as transmissions, rear-ends, springs and fenders; agricultural and farm machinery and equipment and other bulky items of machinery and equipment; liquid wastes; demolition debris; street sweepings; mining waste; tires in excess of quantities allowed by the corporation as ACCEPTABLE WASTE; incinerator residue; human waste; marine vessels and major parts thereof; transformers; batteries; trees and lumber more than four feet long or six inches in diameter; and truckloads of waste delivered to the corporation which consist predominantly (i.e., in excess of 50% by volume) of items of NON-PROCESSABLE WASTE, in which case the entire load shall be deemed to be UNACCEPTABLE WASTE. UNACCEPTABLE WASTE shall also include any other material not permitted by law or regulation to be disposed of at a landfill unless the landfill is specifically designed, constructed and licensed or permitted to receive the material.
(B) Waste Flow Control.
(1) It is the purpose of this section to require all inhabitants and persons within the city, to use exclusively the resource recovery system identified in the solid waste disposal agreement for the disposal of all solid waste generated within the city for the purpose of ensuring that the resource recovery system receives an adequate quantity of solid waste generated within its boundaries.
(2) The city hereby directs that all solid waste generated within its geographic boundaries be delivered to the resource recovery system transfer or disposal facility or facilities designated in the plan of operation under the solid waste disposal agreement; and further hereby relinquishes any and all title and interest in solid waste collected or generated within its geographical boundaries upon delivery of such solid waste to the resource recovery system transfer or disposal facility or facilities designated in the plan of operations.
(3) Nothing herein is intended to either discourage or prohibit either voluntary or locally ordained solid waste segregation programs segregating scrap or new or used materials at the point of generation and held for purposes of recycling.
(Ord. 91-06, passed 10-23-90; Am. Ord. 2012-66, passed 9-11-12)