The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 006 : MISCELLANEOUS(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 403, § 59)
§ 403-59. Definitions
As used in this chapter:
(1) "Solid waste" shall have the same meaning as set forth in 10 V.S.A. § 6602.
(2) "Solid waste from residential activities" includes any solid waste generated by a household or apartment, including, food waste, packaging, newspaper, and other paper products, glass, cans, and plastic.
(3) "Solid waste from commercial activities" shall include any solid waste generated by retail and wholesale establishments, including food waste, corrugated container board, metals, and plastics.
(4) "Solid waste from industrial activities" includes any solid, semi-solid, or liquid waste generated by an industry as part of the production process. Solid wastes generated by employees and similar in composition to that generated by residential or commercial activities are excluded from this definition.
(5) "Bio-solids" means solids and semi-solids generated by a wastewater treatment plant. Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter, the District shall have the power to impose and collect a surcharge or special assessment for the collection, storage, and disposal of bio-solids.
(6) "Tires" means all rubber, belted, and nonbelted vehicle tires.
(7) "Construction and demolition waste" means, as used in this chapter, waste derived from the construction or the demolition of buildings, roadways, or structures, including clean wood, treated or painted wood, plaster, sheetrock, and roofing paper and shingles, insulation, glass, stone, soil, flooring materials, brick, masonry, mortar, incidental metal, furniture, and mattresses. Construction and demolition waste shall not include asbestos waste, regulated hazardous waste, hazardous waste generated by households, hazardous waste from conditionally exempt generators, or any material banned from landfill disposal under 10 V.S.A. § 6621.
(8) "Leaf and yard residual" means source separated, compostable untreated vegetative matter, including grass clippings, leaves, kraft paper bags, and brush, which is free from noncompostable materials. It does not include such materials as pre- and postconsumer food residuals, food processing residuals, or soiled paper. Leaf and yard residual does not include leaf and yard materials handled by a resident on-site.
(9) "Metal goods" means discarded appliances and junk automobiles.
(10) "Resource recovery" means the systematic diversion of waste, which was intended for disposal, for a specific next use. It is the processing of recyclables to extract or recover materials and resources or to convert to energy. (Amended 2017, No. M-1, § 1.)