342G-1 Definitions
342G-2 Solid waste management priorities
342G-3 Goals

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 342G > Part I

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bioconversion: means the processing of the organic fraction of the waste stream through biological or chemical means to perform composting or generate products including, but not limited to, fertilizers, feeds, methane, alcohols, tars, and other products. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Board: means Hawaii medical board. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 463E-1
  • Composting: means a process in which organic solid wastes, such as biosolids (sewage sludge), green or yard waste materials, manures, and non-treated wood chips and shavings, are biologically decomposed and stabilized under controlled conditions to produce a stable humus-like mulch or soil amendment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Coordinator: means the state solid waste management coordinator established within the office of solid waste management in the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Corrugated paper: means a paper product fabricated from two layers of kraft linerboard sandwiched around a corrugating medium. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Department: means department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 463E-1
  • Deposit beverage: means beer, ale, or other drink produced by fermenting malt, mixed spirits, mixed wine, tea and coffee drinks regardless of dairy-derived product content, soda, or noncarbonated water, and all nonalcoholic drinks in liquid form and intended for internal human consumption that is contained in a deposit beverage container. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Disposal: means the management of solid waste through incineration or landfilling at permitted solid waste facilities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Enterprise zone: means an area selected by a county and approved by the governor to be eligible for the enterprise zone program established under chapter 209E. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Incineration: means volume reduction by controlled burning of combustible solid waste. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Integrated solid waste management: means the use of a variety of waste management practices and processing methods to safely and effectively manage solid waste with the least adverse impact on human health and the environment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Landfill: means a land site on which engineering principles are utilized to bury deposits of solid waste without creating a nuisance or hazard to public health or safety. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Landfilling: means the permitted disposal of solid waste on land in a series of compacted layers and covering the solid waste with soil or other materials. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Office: means the office of solid waste management in the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Petroleum: means any petroleum, including crude oil or any fraction thereof, that is liquid at standard temperature and pressure (60 degrees Fahrenheit and 14. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Petroleum-contaminated soil: means soil that has been contaminated by a release of petroleum to a degree that exceeds levels determined to be acceptable by the director. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Podiatrist: means a person in the professional practice of podiatric medicine. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 463E-1
  • Postconsumer material: means a material that has fulfilled the intent of its original manufacture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Processing: means any technology used for the purpose of reducing the volume or weight, or both, of solid wastes, or any technology used to convert part or all of solid wastes for reuse. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Program: means the particular combination of waste management methods selected by each county and designed to achieve the objectives of the state and county integrated solid waste management plans. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Recycling: means the collection, separation, recovery, and sale or reuse of secondary resources that would otherwise be disposed of as municipal solid waste, and is an integral part of a manufacturing process aimed at producing a marketable product made of postconsumer material. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Secondary resources: means postconsumer material collected and processed for feedstock in a manufacturing process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Sewage sludge: means residual solids and semisolids resulting from the treatment of wastewater. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Solid waste management: means the entire process, or any part thereof, of storage, collection, transportation, transfer, processing, and disposal of solid wastes by any person engaging in these processes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Solid waste stream: means the total flow of solid waste from all waste generators or any segment thereof, that must be processed or disposed of. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Source reduction: means the design, manufacture, and use of materials to:

         (1)  Minimize the quantity or toxicity, or both, of the waste produced; and

         (2)  Reduce the creation of waste either by redesigning products or by otherwise changing societal patterns of consumption, use, or waste generation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1

  • Waste reduction: means the reduction of solid waste by weight or volume, or both, through a variety of methods prior to disposal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • White goods: means discarded, enamel-coated major appliances, such as washing machines, clothes dryers, hot water heaters, stoves, and refrigerators. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Wood waste: means solid waste consisting of wood pieces or particles that are generated from: the manufacturing or production of wood products; the harvesting, processing, or storage of raw wood materials; and construction and demolition activities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1