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SF 1243

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/06/2012 03:01pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to environment; modifying Waste Management Act; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 115A.03, subdivision 25a; 115A.95.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 115A.03, subdivision 25a, is amended to
read:


Subd. 25a.

Recyclable materials.

"Recyclable materials" means materials that are
separated from mixed municipal solid waste for the purpose of recyclingnew text begin or compostingnew text end,
including paper, glass, plastics, metals, automobile oil, deleted text beginanddeleted text end batteriesnew text begin, and source-separated
compostable materials
new text end. Refuse-derived fuel or other material that is destroyed by
incineration is not a recyclable material.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 115A.95, is amended to read:


115A.95 RECYCLABLE MATERIALS.

new text begin (a) Recyclable materials must be delivered to an appropriate materials processing
facility that is permitted to recycle or compost the material.
new text end

new text begin (b) new text endA disposal facility or a resource recovery facility that is composting new text beginmixed
municipal solid
new text endwaste, burning waste, or converting waste to energy or to materials for
combustion may not accept source-separated recyclable materials, and a solid waste
collector or transporter may not deliver source-separated recyclable materials to such a
facility, except for recycling or transfer to a recycler, unless the commissioner determines
that no other person is willing to accept the recyclable materials.