(65 ILCS 5/11-19-2)

(from Ch. 24, par. 11-19-2)

Sec. 11-19-2.

As used in this Division 19, the words “garbage”, “refuse”, and “ashes” have the following meanings: (1) “Garbage”. Wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food; wastes from the handling, storage and sale of produce. (2) “Refuse”. Combustible trash, including, but not limited to, paper, cartons, boxes, barrels, wood, excelsior, tree branches, yard trimmings, wood furniture, bedding; noncombustible trash, including, but not limited to, metals, tin cans, metal furniture, dirt, small quantities of rock and pieces of concrete, glass, crockery, other mineral waste; street rubbish, including, but not limited to, street sweepings, dirt, leaves, catch-basin dirt, contents of litter receptacles, but refuse does not mean earth and wastes from building operations, nor shall it include solid wastes resulting from industrial processes and manufacturing operations such as food processing wastes, boiler-house cinders, lumber, scraps and shavings. (3) “Ashes”. Residue from fires used for cooking and for heating buildings.

(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)