Town of Barre, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Barre Board of Health 3-13-1998. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 302-1 Statutory authority.

In accordance with the policymaking authority vested in the Board of Health by MGL c. 111, § 31, and in keeping with the Massachusetts Solid Waste Master Plan, the following regulations are hereby adopted.

§ 302-2 Separation of recyclables required.

A. 
In an effort to protect the town's environment and its resources, and to better preserve the capacity of our local solid waste facility, all residents, schools, and businesses within the Town of Barre shall separate recyclable items, as designated below, from nonrecyclable waste.
(1) 
Paper and cardboard.
(a) 
Newspaper.
(b) 
Mixed/office paper.
(c) 
Boxboard (cereal boxes, paper towel rolls, etc.)
(d) 
Corrugated cardboard.
(e) 
Brown paper bags.
(f) 
Magazines.
(g) 
Telephone and paperback books.
(2) 
Mixed containers.
(a) 
All plastic bottles.
(b) 
All plastic jars/tubs.
(c) 
All plastic microwave trays/containers.
(d) 
Aluminum cans.
(e) 
Tin/steel cans.
(f) 
Aluminum foil.
(g) 
Milk and juice cartons (tent tops).
(h) 
Drink boxes.
(i) 
Glass bottles/jars.
(3) 
White goods. White metal goods including, but not limited to:
(a) 
Washing machines.
(b) 
Dryers.
(c) 
Hot water heaters.
(d) 
Stoves.
(4) 
Scrap metal.
(a) 
Boilers.
(b) 
Radiators.
(c) 
Copper pipe.
(5) 
Leaves and yard waste.
(6) 
Tires.
(7) 
Lead acid batteries.
B. 
These materials shall be separated by category, as listed above, and deposited in designated containers at the recycling facility.

§ 302-3 Licensed rubbish hauler required.

Residents contracting for curbside rubbish removal must do so with a solid waste hauler who holds a valid rubbish hauler's permit from the Board of Health.

§ 302-4 Enforcement; revocation of landfill permit.

This regulation shall be administered and enforced by the Board of Health and its agents. Violators of this regulation may face revocation of their landfill permit. Any person whose landfill permit has been revoked as a result of violation of this regulation may request a hearing before the Board of Health for reinstatement of their permit, which the Board may allow at its discretion.