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(A) Container types. A solid waste container for other than bulk accumulation shall be a watertight galvanized metal container, or its equivalent, with a tight-fitting lid. The containers and covers shall be in good repair, leakproof, free from holes, fly-tight and rodent-proof. Containers shall be equipped with handles adequate to lift the weight of a full container without breaking or bending. The container shall be maintained in a sanitary condition by the owners or users thereof and covers shall not be removed except for the purpose of placing solid waste therefrom.
(B) Maximum weight of filled containers. No person shall fill a container for solid waste or recyclables so as to exceed 60 pounds in weight when filled.
(C) Source separation. All persons in the county shall separate all recyclables from other solid waste generated at their premises and shall place the recyclables into a different container so as to facilitate segregation at a solid waste facility. An owner or agent of an owner of a multi-family rental housing property with three or more units shall comply with its separation responsibilities by establishing a collection and storage system at each premise. The collection and storage system shall be submitted to the Planning Department and county’s Health Officer for approval.
(D) Household hazardous waste. Every person in the county shall separate household hazardous waste from solid waste and recyclables and shall dispose of it only at a household hazardous waste collection facility or through programs specifically provided by the exclusive franchise collector or the county to collect household hazardous waste.
(1966 Code, § 25-4) (Ord. 619, § 2(part); Ord. 724, § 1(part); Ord. 749, § 2)