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As used in this chapter, except in those instances where the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(a) "Garbage" means all refuse and animal and vegetable matter which has been used for food for man, and all refuse and animal and vegetable matter which was intended to be so used, and includes condemned foods. This meaning includes excess fruit from trees.
(b) "Rubbish" means all rags, crockery, bottles, tin cans, paper and other household refuse. However, the term "rubbish" does not include refuse caused by repairs, alterations and new construction or demolition of buildings and sidewalks or water tanks, sinks, stoves or similar discarded appliances.
(c) "Person" means a natural person, firm, copartnership, association or corporation.