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9215.0510 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

As used in this chapter, the terms defined in this part have the meanings given them.

Subp. 2.

Ash.

"Ash" means the incombustible material that remains after a fuel, including solid waste, is incinerated.

Subp. 3.

Composting.

"Composting" means the controlled microbial degradation of organic waste to yield a humus-like product.

Subp. 3a.

Construction debris.

"Construction debris" has the meaning given under Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 7.

Subp. 4.

County.

"County" means a county board of commissioners, established outside the metropolitan area.

Subp. 5.

Demolition debris.

"Demolition debris" means solid waste resulting from the demolition of buildings, roads, and other structures including concrete, brick, bituminous concrete, untreated wood, masonry, glass, trees, rock, and plastic building parts. Demolition debris does not include asbestos wastes.

Subp. 6.

Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Subp. 7.

Disposal facility.

"Disposal facility" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 10.

Subp. 8.

District.

"District" means the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District Board or a board established outside the metropolitan area as a solid waste management district pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 115A.62 to 115A.72.

Subp. 8a.

Electronic products.

"Electronic products" means devices containing complex circuitry, circuit boards, or signal processing capabilities for processing or displaying information. Electronic products include, but are not limited to, computer monitors, computers, televisions, photocopiers, facsimile machines, video monitors and equipment, telephones and telecommunications equipment, cordless rechargeable appliances, and audio equipment.

Subp. 8b.

Feasible.

"Feasible" refers to an alternative that is consistent with sound engineering and environmental practices, is economically affordable, is legally possible, and has supportive governance that can be successfully put into practice to accomplish the task.

Subp. 8c.

Integrated solid waste management system.

"Integrated solid waste management system" means a solid waste management system that is composed of some or all of the preferred solid waste management practices under Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.02.

Subp. 9.

Major appliances.

"Major appliances" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 17a.

Subp. 10.

Metropolitan area.

"Metropolitan area" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2.

Subp. 11.

Mixed municipal solid waste.

"Mixed municipal solid waste" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 21.

Subp. 11a.

Motor vehicle fluids.

"Motor vehicle fluids" means motor oil, brake fluid, power steering fluid, transmission fluid, or antifreeze.

Subp. 11b.

Multicounty area.

"Multicounty area" means a geographical area consisting of two or more counties, all of which are outside the metropolitan area.

Subp. 12.

Agency.

"Agency" means the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Subp. 13.

Person.

"Person" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 116.06, subdivision 17.

Subp. 14.

Plan.

"Plan" means a solid waste management plan prepared under this chapter.

Subp. 15.

Plan amendment.

"Plan amendment" means a document that is submitted to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency by a county, district, or multicounty area when required by this chapter.

Subp. 16.

[Repealed, 33 SR 1141]

Subp. 16a.

Prudent.

"Prudent" refers to an alternative that is selected with care and sound judgment.

Subp. 17.

Recyclable materials.

"Recyclable materials" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 25a.

Subp. 18.

Recycling.

"Recycling" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 25b.

Subp. 19.

Resource recovery.

"Resource recovery" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 27.

Subp. 20.

Solid waste.

"Solid waste" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 31.

Subp. 21.

Solid waste management.

"Solid waste management" means activities which are intended to affect or control the generation of solid waste and activities which provide for or control the collection, processing, and disposal of solid waste.

Subp. 21a.

Source-separated compostable materials.

"Source-separated compostable materials" has the meaning given under Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 32a.

Subp. 21b.

Source-separated organic materials.

"Source-separated organic materials" has the same meaning as source-separated compostable materials.

Subp. 22.

Waste facility.

"Waste facility" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 35.

Subp. 23.

Waste reduction.

"Waste reduction" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.03, subdivision 36a.

Subp. 24.

Yard waste.

"Yard waste" means the garden wastes, leaves, lawn cuttings, weeds, tree and shrub waste, and prunings generated at residential, commercial, industrial, or institutional properties.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 115A.06; 115A.42; 115A.45; 115A.46; 116.07

History:

17 SR 1405; L 1999 c 73 s 5; L 2005 1Sp1 art 2 s 161; 33 SR 1141

Published Electronically:

January 16, 2009

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