(a) As used in this section, “crushed recycled glass” means glass food or beverage containers and less than five per cent, by volume, of other solid waste materials, including plastic, metal and paper that (1) have been combined by processing source-separated recyclable solid waste at an intermediate processing facility; (2) cannot be marketed as a cullet for remelt; (3) have components that measure not greater than three-eighths of an inch in diameter; and (4) are virtually inert and pose neither a pollution threat to ground or surface waters nor a fire hazard.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 22a-208z

  • person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, syndicate, company, trust, corporation, nonstock corporation, limited liability company, municipality, agency or political or administrative subdivision of the state, or other legal entity of any kind. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-2

(b) An owner or operator of a solid waste facility, as defined in section 22a-207, may use crushed recycled glass as cover material, as defined in the regulations adopted pursuant to section 22a-209.

(c) A person may use crushed recycled glass as fill material, including, but not limited to, aggregate for asphalt or concrete or any other subgrade construction application in which such glass would serve as a substitute for sand or stone aggregate, provided such glass would not constitute greater than ten per cent, by volume, of clean fill, as defined in the regulations adopted pursuant to section 22a-209.