As used in this Act, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated, unless the context otherwise requires:
     “Agency” means the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 415 ILCS 80/2

  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     “Department” means the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
     “Degradable” means capable of disintegrating, by naturally occurring biological or physical processes in the environment within a period of 3 years after disposal, into fragments that are small relative to the original size, or into particles of a molecular weight that is low when compared to the molecular weight of the original material.
     “Plastic container” means a package, bag, bottle, cup, wrapping, blister-pack or other device that is made of plastic, plastic-coated paper, or other synthetic polymeric material, and is used to contain or protect merchandise ultimately intended for retail sale, or to contain waste for disposal.
     “Recyclable plastic container” means a container composed entirely (exclusive of any readily detachable lid, closure, handle or label) of one type of plastic for which the Department finds that there exists an effective recycling market in this State.