§ 49-831 Definitions
§ 49-832 Administration and enforcement by department of environmental quality; powers and duties
§ 49-833 Public education
§ 49-834 Use of recycled newsprint
§ 49-835 Recycling of plastics; labels
§ 49-836 Solid waste landfill disposal fees
§ 49-837 Recycling fund; use; advisory committee

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 49 > Chapter 4 > Article 8

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Agency: means this state or a state agency, county, municipality or political subdivision. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Collection: means the act of picking up post-consumer secondary materials from homes, businesses, governmental agencies, institutions or industrial sites. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Consumer: means a person who purchases a product for use, consumption or any purpose other than resale. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Consumer of newsprint: means a person who uses newsprint in a commercial printing operation or in a commercial publishing operation. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • County: means :

    (a) The board of supervisors in the context of the exercise of powers or duties. See Arizona Laws 49-701

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Landscaping rubble: means material that is derived from landscaping or reclamation activities and that may contain inert material and no more than ten per cent by volume of vegetative waste. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Municipal or county solid waste: means any garbage, trash, rubbish, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant or pollution control facility and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material but not including domestic sewage or hazardous waste. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Municipality: means an incorporated city or town with a population of more than five thousand persons. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Natural resources: means the supply of materials, not made by man, that are used for making goods. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Newsprint: means uncoated paper, whether supercalendered or machine finished, including the type generally used for the publication of newspapers, commercial advertising inserts, directories or commercial advertising mailers, which is made primarily from mechanical wood pulps combined with some chemical wood pulp. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • On site: means the same or geographically contiguous property that may be divided by public or private right-of-way if the entrance and exit between the properties are at a crossroads intersection and access is by crossing the right-of-way and not by traveling along the right-of-way. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Paper: means newspaper, high grade office paper, fine paper, bond paper, offset paper, xerographic paper, duplicator paper and related types of cellulosic material containing not more than ten per cent by weight or volume of noncellulosic material such as laminates, binders, coatings or saturants. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Person: means any public or private corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society of persons, the federal government and any of its departments or agencies, this state or any of its agencies, departments, political subdivisions, counties, towns or municipal corporations, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Plastic container: means a container which is hermetically sealed or made airtight with a metal or plastic cap with a minimum wall thickness of not less than 0. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Plastics: means a specific polymer or mix of polymers in combination with various amounts of plasticizers, stabilizers, colorants, fillers and other organic and inorganic compounds. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Post-consumer material: means a discard generated by a business or residence that has fulfilled its useful life. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Recycled: means a process by which post-consumer materials are collected, separated, cleansed, treated or reconstituted and returned to the economic stream in the form of raw materials or products. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Recycled-content newsprint: means newsprint which contains post-consumer wastepaper. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Recycling: means the process of collecting, separating, cleansing, treating and reconstituting post-consumer materials that would otherwise become solid waste and returning them to the economic stream in the form of raw material for reconstituted products which meet the quality standards necessary to be used in the marketplace, but does not include incineration or other similar processes. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Recycling program: means the program prepared and adopted by this state and approved by the department to implement the recycling program goals of this state or a program prepared and adopted by a county or municipality of this state. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Reuse: means the return of a commodity into the economic stream for use in the same kind of application as before without change in its identity. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Solid waste landfill: means a facility, area of land or excavation in which solid wastes are placed for permanent disposal. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Solid waste management: means the systematic administration of activities which provide for the collection, source separation, storage, transportation, transfer, processing, treatment or disposal of solid waste in a manner that protects public health and safety and the environment and prevents and abates environmental nuisances. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • Source reduction: means any action which causes a net reduction in the generation of solid waste and includes reducing the use of nonrecyclable materials, replacing disposable materials and products with reusable materials and products, reducing packaging, reducing the amount of yard waste generated, establishing garbage rate structures with incentives to reduce the amount of wastes that generators produce and increasing the efficiency of the use of paper, cardboard, glass, metal, plastic and other materials in the manufacturing process. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Storage: means the containment or holding of materials, either on a temporary or long-term basis, in such a manner as not to constitute disposal of such materials. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Treatment: means any method, technique or process used to change the physical, chemical or biological character of solid waste so as to render that waste safer for transport, amenable for processing, amenable for storage or reduced in volume. See Arizona Laws 49-701
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Used oil: means any oil which has been refined from crude or synthetic oil and, as a result of use, storage or handling, which has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or loss of original properties but which may be suitable for further use and may be economically recyclable. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Waste stream: means the solid waste material output of a community, region or facility. See Arizona Laws 49-831
  • Wastepaper: means recyclable paper and paperboard, including high grade office paper, computer paper, fine paper, bond paper, offset paper, xerographic paper, duplicator paper and corrugated paper. See Arizona Laws 49-831