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BULK ITEMS: Large furniture type items such as couches, chairs, mattresses, tables and other furniture pieces including carpeting that has been cut, tied and bundled into rolls no larger than four feet (4') long and each bundle weighing no more than fifty (50) pounds.
CONTRACTOR: The company with which the village contracts for waste management services.
GARBAGE: The general accumulations of nonhazardous waste materials as may be accumulated day to day in an average household unit including, but not limited to, rubbish, garbage and kitchen waste.
REFUSE: The day to day accumulations of discarded and unwanted putrescible and nonputrescible household and kitchen wastes, including, but not limited to, food, food residues and materials necessarily used for packaging, storing, preparing, and consuming same, usually defined as "garbage", and all combustible and noncombustible waste materials resulting from the usual routine of domestic housekeeping including, but not limited to, boxes, cartons, wrapping, crockery, plastic containers, fixtures, and papers and small electronic appliances such as toasters, and vacuum cleaners. Christmas trees, wreaths, and other ornamental indoor plants are included in this definition. For the purposes of this agreement, the terms refuse, rubbish, solid waste, trash, and waste shall be synonymous unless otherwise more specifically defined (i.e., yard waste).
RESTRICTED ITEMS: The following items are not included in the weekly collection service. Those items are automotive tires, broken concrete, building materials, rocks, soil, household hazardous waste (paints, oil, solvents, flammable liquids), medical wastes, any household item too large to be placed in a compactor type truck or for one person to reasonably handle, white goods (refrigerators, washers, dryers, water heaters), construction and/or demolition materials including drywall, lumber, roofing materials, etc., permanent swimming pools, fencing and posts, any rigid material longer than four feet (4'), and materials resulting from floods (including flooded basements), fires, or evictions. This definition shall also include electronic wastes that are banned from deposit in landfills as a result of public act 95-0959 - electronic products recycling and refuse act, and any amendments, beginning January 1, 2012.
UNIT: Limited to individual single-family residences, townhouses, duplexes, and all village owned properties within the village limits of Shorewood. Multi-family units such as condominiums and apartment buildings may be included as if agreed to by the parties on a case by case basis.
WHITE GOODS: Those items defined by IAC title 35 section 875.101 and shall mean all discarded refrigerators, ranges, water heaters, freezers, air conditioners, and other similar domestic large appliances.
YARD WASTE: Any waste materials typically derived from landscaping; including, but not limited to: grass clippings, leaves, trimmed branches and shrubbery. (Ord. 03-1150, 2-11-2003; amd. Ord. 14-1719, 1-28-2014)