70A.240.010  <<  70A.240.020 >>   70A.240.030


The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(1) "Center" means recycling development center.
(2) "Department" means the department of ecology.
(3) "Director" means the director of the department of ecology.
(4) "Local government" means a city, town, or county.
(5) "Recyclable materials" means those solid wastes that are separated for recycling or reuse, such as papers, metals, and glass, that are identified as recyclable material pursuant to a local comprehensive solid waste plan.
(6) "Recycling" means transforming or remanufacturing waste materials into usable or marketable materials for use other than landfill disposal or incineration.
(7) "Secondary materials" means any materials that are not the primary products from manufacturing and other industrial sectors. These materials may include scrap and residuals from production processes and products that have been recovered at the end of their useful life.
(8) "Solid waste" or "wastes" means all putrescible and nonputrescible solid and semisolid wastes including, but not limited to, garbage, rubbish, ashes, industrial wastes, swill, sewage sludge, demolition and construction wastes, abandoned vehicles or parts thereof, and recyclable materials.
[ 2019 c 166 § 2. Formerly RCW 70.370.020.]


Effective date2019 c 166: See note following RCW 70A.240.010.
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