1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/06/2012 03:01pm
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:
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 115A.03, subdivision 25a, is amended to
"Recyclable materials" means materials that are
separated from mixed municipal solid waste for the purpose of recyclingnew text beginnew text end,
including paper, glass, plastics, metals, automobile oil, deleted text beginanddeleted text end batteriesnew text beginnew text end. Refuse-derived fuel or other material that is destroyed by
incineration is not a recyclable material.
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 115A.95, is amended to read:
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new text beginnew text endA disposal facility or a resource recovery facility that is composting new text beginnew 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.