For the purpose of this chapter, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   BRUSH. Twigs, brush, branches, and tree trunks not greater than four inches in diameter.
   COMMERCIAL GARBAGE SERVICE. The miscellaneous waste material, such as garbage, rubbish, and ashes, resulting from the operation of business enterprises and institutions. Such term includes construction waste, but excludes industrial trade waste.
   GARBAGE. Rejected organic waste including waste from the accumulation of animal, fruit or vegetable matter used or intended for use in the preparation, use, cooking, processing or storing of meat, fish, fowl, fruit, vegetable or other food; accumulations of leaves, branches, cut grass or other vegetation. Excluded from the definition is organic waste which is contained within managed compost.
   INDUSTRIAL WASTE. Accumulated on industrial or manufacturing premises arising from industrial, manufacturing, or chemical processing and includes, but is not limited to, metal scrap and solid or liquid chemical waste.
   RECYCLABLE MATERIALS. Refuse materials designated by the Village Manager to be part of the village's recycling program and which are intended for transportation, processing and remanufacturing or reuse. Such items include, but are not limited to, the following: various grades of paper and cardboard, plastic bottles and jugs, glass, tin and aluminum containers and yard waste. Selection of the materials to be recycled will be at the discretion of the Village Manager.
   REFUSE. All manner of the same, including; but not limited to, ashes, rags, discarded clothing, discarded furniture, discarded appliances, tin cans, tin ware, bottles, broken glass, or waste paper. The words "refuse," "trash," "rubbish," "litter," and "debris" shall be considered synonymous terms for the purposes of this chapter.
   RESIDENTIAL REFUSE AND RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE SERVICE. Service provided to premises having dwellings of less than four units.
   SOLID INDUSTRIAL WASTE SERVICE. All trade wastes peculiar to industrial manufacturing or processing plants, including hazardous refuse, but not including commercial refuse.
   YARD WASTE. Leaves, grass clippings, weeds, hedge clippings, garden waste, twigs and brush no longer than two feet in length and 1/2 inch in diameter, and other organic material subject to natural composting as approved by the Village Manager.
(Ord. 52.00, passed 3-8-2021)