Borough of Millersville, PA
Lancaster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Millersville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Open burning — See Ch. 136.
Hazardous wastes — See Ch. 200.
Rental property — See Ch. 290.
Junked vehicles — See Ch. 354.
[Adopted 1-28-1987 by Ord. No. 1987-3]

§ 310-1 Definitions.

A. 
The following terms shall have the following meanings in this article:
COUNTY
The County of Lancaster.
EXISTING CONTRACT
Any agreement or contract, fully executed prior to the effective date of this article, for the collection, disposal or transportation of municipal waste generated within the Borough of Millersville.
FACILITY
The waste-to-energy incinerator to be constructed by or on behalf of LCSWMA pursuant to the plan.
FULL SYSTEM OPERATION or FULLY OPERATIONAL
That date which is 60 days from the date upon which the county and other municipalities representing, in the aggregate, not less than 60% of the population of the county, as determined by the 1980 Decennial Census of the United States, execute the intermunicipal agreement and enact waste flow ordinances.
LCSWMA
The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority, its assigns, its successors in interest, and its predecessor in interest, the Lancaster Area Refuse Authority.
MUNICIPALITY
The Borough of Millersville, located within the County of Lancaster, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
PERSON
Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, cooperative enterprise, trust, municipal authority, federal institution or agency, state institution or agency, municipality, other governmental agency or any other entity or any group of such persons which is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties. In any provision of this article prescribing a fine, penalty, imprisonment, or denial or grant of any license, the term "person" shall include the officers and directors of a corporation or other legal entity having officers and directors.
PLAN
The Municipal Waste Management Plan for the county adopted by the county or municipalities therein and approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
POINT OF ENTRY INTO THE SYSTEM
Any delivery site within the system designated by LCSWMA for delivery of regulated municipal waste.
RECYCLING
The collection, separation, recovery and sale or reuse of metals, glass, paper, yard waste and other materials which would otherwise become municipal waste.
REGULATED MUNICIPAL WASTE
Any garbage, refuse, industrial lunchroom or office waste, and other material, including solid or semisolid material, resulting from the operation of residential, municipal, commercial or institutional establishments and from community activities, and any other solid waste which is within the definition of "municipal waste" set forth in Section 103 of the Pennsylvania Solid Waste Management Act, Act of July 2, 1980, P.L. 380, No. 97, 35 P.S. § 6018.103, and which LCSWMA, the county, or any contractor ("contractor") selected by the county or LCSWMA to construct and/or operate a resource-recovery facility or facilities to be located within the municipal boundaries of the county by ordinance or regulation is willing to accept at the facility, but excluding:
(1) 
Any liquid waste or sludge.
(2) 
Any waste which is defined by existing or future federal or state law or regulation as hazardous waste or residual waste.
(3) 
Infectious waste, pathological waste or other waste for which treatment or handling requirements different from those normally applicable to municipal waste apply.
(4) 
Polychlorinated biphenyls.
(5) 
Any waste which may be marketable and which is intentionally segregated for purposes of recycling.
(6) 
Materials specifically excluded under applicable county or LCSWMA ordinances, rules or regulations.
SOURCE SEPARATION
The segregation and collection, prior to delivery to a point of entry into the system, of materials for the sole purpose of recycling.
SYSTEM
The overall solid waste management and disposal system and every aspect thereof owned or operated by or on behalf of LCSWMA, including, without limitation, equipment, transfer stations, resource-recovery facilities and landfills owned or operated or to be acquired, constructed or operated by LCSWMA or any agent, designee or contractor thereof in implementation of the plan.
TRANSFER FACILITY
Any solid waste facility which is now or hereafter may be established by LCSWMA or the economical consolidation for subsequent delivery to the facility or other solid waste disposal site.
B. 
All other words and phrases shall have the same meanings set forth in the Pennsylvania Solid Waste Management Act, Act of July 2, 1980, P.L. 380, No. 97, 35 P.S. § 6018.103, as it may hereafter be amended or supplemented by legislation regarding municipal waste planning.

§ 310-2 Collection by licensed contractors.

A. 
Licensing. No person who is not duly licensed by LCSWMA to deliver waste to the county system may collect or transport municipal waste located or generated within the Borough of Millersville. This prohibition shall become effective 120 days from the effective date this article.
B. 
Compliance with rules, regulations and ordinances. In carrying on activities related to solid waste collection or transportation within the Borough of Millersville, all municipal waste collectors and all municipal waste transporters shall comply with all rules, regulations and ordinances pertaining to the collection, transportation and disposal of solid waste as may be hereinafter enacted by the Borough of Millersville or by the county pursuant to a parallel county waste flow ordinance and all rules and regulations enacted by LCSWMA pursuant to authority given it under 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5617.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
C. 
Administration. Licenses hereunder shall be issued, revoked and administered by LCSWMA.

§ 310-3 Delivery and disposal of waste.

A. 
Delivery to LCSWMA/county sites. All municipal waste collectors and transporters shall deliver and dispose of all regulated municipal waste collected or generated within the Borough of Millersville at a transfer station or disposal facility owned and operated on behalf of LCSWMA, subject to such reasonable regulations for the operation thereof as may be established by the county or LCSWMA.
B. 
Disposal at other sites. Disposal of regulated municipal waste collected or generated within the Borough of Millersville may occur at other sites only as permitted by rule, regulation, ordinance or order duly issued by the county or by the written agreement of the county, LCSWMA, and the Borough of Millersville. Disposal of regulated municipal waste at an existing facility from sources reflected on the notice to the Borough of Millersville, the county, and LCSWMA as provided in § 310-6C of this article shall be permitted.
C. 
Recycling. Nothing herein shall be deemed to prohibit source separation or recycling or to affect any sites at which source separation or recycling may take place.

§ 310-4 Rules and regulations.

A. 
Compliance with county and LCSWMA regulations. The collection, transportation and disposal of municipal waste present or generated within the Borough of Millersville shall be subject to such further reasonable rules and regulations as may from time to time be promulgated by the county pursuant to its Waste Flow Ordinance and such rules and regulations as may be adopted by LCSWMA pursuant to authority given it under 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5617, as hereafter amended, including, without limitation, regulations governing applications and standards for licensing, fees to be charged for such licensing, the terms of licenses, procedures, recordkeeping, transportation routes and other matters.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
B. 
County authorization to adopt regulations. Rules and regulations adopted by the county pursuant to the parallel County Waste Flow Ordinance to be adopted pursuant to the intermunicipal agreement described in § 310-111 hereof shall be deemed rules and regulations adopted under this article, and the county is hereby authorized to adopt such rules and regulations.
C. 
Consistency of regulations with this article and other laws. No rules or regulations adopted pursuant to this article shall be contrary to or less stringent than the provisions of this article, the plan, the County Waste Flow Ordinance, the Pennsylvania Solid Waste Management Act or regulations adopted thereunder, or such other laws, regulations or requirements as may be enacted by the United States of America, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection or the Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board governing municipal waste planning, collection, storage, transportation, processing or disposal.

§ 310-5 Existing contracts.

A. 
Noninterference with existing contracts. Nothing contained in this article shall be construed to interfere with or in any way modify the provisions of any existing contract in force in the Borough of Millersville on the effective date of this article.
B. 
New contracts and renewals of existing contracts. No renewal of any existing contract upon the expiration of the original term thereof and no new contract for municipal waste collection, transportation, processing or disposal shall be entered into after the effective date of this article unless such renewal or such contract shall conform to the requirements of this article, the County Waste Flow Ordinance, rules and regulation promulgated thereunder, and the terms of licenses issued thereunder.

§ 310-6 Private waste processing and disposal facilities; continuation of existing facilities.

A. 
Prohibition of private waste processing and disposal facilities. No person other than LCSWMA, the United States of America, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a county, a municipality, an authority created by the foregoing, or a person acting on behalf of the foregoing shall use or permit to be used any property owned or occupied by that person within the Borough of Millersville as a municipal waste processing or disposal facility, either for municipal waste generated within the Borough of Millersville or elsewhere, without the express written approval of the Borough of Millersville, the county and LCSWMA.
B. 
Recycling. The prohibition set forth in Subsection A of this section shall not interfere with the operation of any program for recycling.
C. 
Existing facilities. The prohibition set forth in Subsection A of this section shall not interfere with the operation of any privately or publicly owned solid waste facility which has been issued a solid waste permit before the effective date of this article, provide that :
(1) 
The owner or operator of the facility provides written notice to the county and the Borough of Millersville of the facility permit number, address, ownership and existing sources of waste no later than 60 days after the effective date of this article.
(2) 
The facility accepts regulated municipal waste from no sources within the county other than those then authorized by the facility's solid waste permit and then being accepted, as reflected on the notice provided the county and the Borough of Millersville pursuant to this section.
(3) 
The facility shall not be expanded in capacity, with the exception of facilities owned or operated by or on behalf of another county, which facilities may expand if such expansion is consistent with a DEP-approved municipal waste management plan.
(4) 
Notices under this section shall be submitted to the Borough Manager on behalf of the Borough of Millersville. The county may, by resolution, designate LCSWMA or another authority or agency as the entity which will receive notice pursuant to this section.

§ 310-7 Unlawful activities; nuisances.

A. 
Unlawful conduct. It shall be unlawful for any person to:
(1) 
Accumulate or cause to be accumulated municipal waste in an amount greater than 20 tons, other than waste which has been source separated for the purpose of recycling.
(2) 
Violate, cause or assist in the violation of any provision of this article, any rule, regulation or order promulgated hereunder, or any rule, regulation or order promulgated by LCSWMA or the county consistent with this article.
(3) 
Process, treat, transfer, or dispose of or cause to be processed, treated, transferred or disposed regulated municipal waste generated within the Borough of Millersville at any solid waste facility other than a solid waste facility owned or operated by or on behalf of the county or LCSWMA or at an existing solid waste facility as permitted by § 310-6C of this article, without the express written consent of the municipality within which the facility is located, the county and LCSWMA.
(4) 
Collect or transport municipal waste present or generated within the county without a valid license for disposal issued by LCSWMA.
(5) 
Hinder, obstruct, prevent or interfere with the Borough of Millersville, the county, LCSWMA or their personnel in the performance of any duty under this article or in enforcement of this article.
(6) 
Act in a manner that is contrary to the Pennsylvania Solid Waste Management Act, regulations promulgated thereunder, the plan, this article, the county ordinance, rules or regulations promulgated thereunder, or the terms of licenses issued thereunder.
B. 
Public nuisance. Any unlawful conduct set forth in Subsection A hereof shall constitute a public nuisance.

§ 310-8 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 7-25-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-5]
Any person who engages in unlawful conduct as defined in this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and not less than $150 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days.

§ 310-9 Revocation of license.

Upon finding that any person has engaged in unlawful conduct as defined in this article:
A. 
The LCSWMA, the Borough of Millersville and the county may revoke any license issued by LCSWMA to that person in accordance with § 310-2 of this article.
B. 
The LCSWMA may deny any subsequent application by that person for a license pursuant to § 310-2 hereof.

§ 310-10 Injunctions; concurrent remedies.

A. 
Restraining violations. In addition to any other remedy provided in this article, the Borough of Millersville, the county or LCSWMA may institute a suit in equity where unlawful conduct or public nuisance exists, as defined in this article, for an injunction to restrain a violation of this article or rules, regulations, orders or the terms of licenses promulgated or issued pursuant to this article. In addition to an injunction, the court may impose penalties as authorized by § 310-8 hereof and revoke any licenses as authorized by § 310-9 hereof.
B. 
Concurrent remedies. The penalties and remedies prescribed by this article shall be deemed concurrent. The existence or exercise of any remedy shall not prevent the Borough of Millersville, the county or LCSWMA from exercising any other remedy provided by this article or otherwise provided at law or in equity.

§ 310-11 Intermunicipal agreement.

A. 
Entry into intermunicipal agreement. In order to implement the intent and terms of this article, the Borough of Millersville, pursuant to the authority of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, Act of July 12,1972, No. 180, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq., and Article IX, § 5, of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, hereby enters into the intermunicipal joint cooperation agreement between the Borough of Millersville, the county, and other municipalities within the County of Lancaster (a list of the municipalities is available for public inspection at the Millersville Municipal Building), together with such changes consistent with this article, if any, as may be approved by the officials of the parties executing the same, such execution to be conclusive evidence of such approval ("intermunicipal agreement").[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
B. 
Terms and implementation of intermunicipal agreement. As more fully set forth in the intermunicipal agreement and this article, the following shall apply:
(1) 
Conditions and terms of agreement.
(a) 
In the agreement, the county agrees to:
[1] 
Arrange for the provision of municipal waste disposal facilities for the economical and environmentally sound disposal of municipal waste generated within the participating municipalities.
[2] 
Coordinate recycling activities and marketing.
[3] 
Assure continuing municipal waste planning for the county and the participating municipalities by entering into an agreement with LCSWMA.
(b) 
The county and participating municipalities representing, in the aggregate, not less than 60% of the population of the county each agree to enact a waste flow ordinance in a form substantially similar to this article and to assure otherwise that all acceptable municipal solid waste be delivered to the county system.
(c) 
In the agreement, the county agrees to:
[1] 
Enact regulations.
[2] 
Cause LCSWMA to enact additional rules and regulations and to administer a licensing program.
[3] 
Enforce this article and the parallel municipal and county waste flow ordinances.
(d) 
The county agrees to assure reasonable solid waste disposal fees for residents of the participating municipalities.
(e) 
The parties agree to cooperate in the joint enforcement of the intermunicipal agreement and all ordinances enacted pursuant to the intermunicipal agreement, and the Borough of Millersville thereby agrees cooperatively to exercise, to delegate to the county, and to allow delegation of such powers, duties and responsibilities as set forth in the intermunicipal agreement.
(2) 
Duration of term of the agreement. The term of the intermunicipal agreement shall commence upon the date on which the county and other municipalities representing at least 60% of the population of the county have executed the intermunicipal agreement and shall terminate 40 years following that date, unless terminated earlier for cause.
(3) 
Purpose and objectives of agreement. The purpose of the intermunicipal agreement is to provide a mechanism to:
(a) 
Finance, construct and operate a municipal waste disposal system to serve the Borough of Millersville and other municipalities within the county.
(b) 
Administer a county-wide recycling program.
(c) 
Provide continuing municipal waste planning, as more fully set forth in the recitals to the intermunicipal agreement and this article.
(4) 
Manner and extent of financing the agreement. Enforcement of this article shall be financed by the county's general revenues, except insofar as the Borough of Millersville elects to enforce this article; administration of this article, the recycling program and planning shall be financed by LCSWMA with revenues received from operation of the county system; and construction and operation of the county system shall be financed by debt instruments issued by LCSWMA and operating revenues.
(5) 
Organizational structure necessary to implement the agreement. LCSWMA shall be formed from LARA by amendment of LARA's Articles Of Incorporation. LCSWMA shall:
(a) 
Construct and operate or arrange for the construction and operation of the county system.
(b) 
Administer and enforce this article and parallel ordinances adopted by the county and other municipalities pursuant to the intermunicipal agreement; and the county and the Borough of Millersville shall enforce said waste flow ordinances with assistance from LCSWMA.
(6) 
Management and acquisition of property. All property within the county system shall be acquired, managed and disposed of by LCSWMA in accordance with its separate agreement with the county and the powers and duties imposed upon LCSWMA by law.
C. 
Execution. Appropriate officers of the Borough of Millersville are authorized and directed to execute the intermunicipal agreement on behalf of the Borough of Millersville.

§ 310-12 County/LCSWMA operations and charges.

The Borough of Millersville has been advised by the county that the plan proposes to provide for solid waste processing and disposal facilities which will be operated efficiently and economically by LCSWMA and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and also that LCSWMA will impose reasonable charges, which will be uniform among all classes of the users of the plant or plants from participating municipalities which execute the intermunicipal agreement within 90 days of the date upon which the DEP grants preliminary approval to the plan. Charges may differ for different categories of waste and for different points of entry into the system.

§ 310-13 Construal of provisions.

The terms and provisions of this article are to be liberally construed so as best to achieve and to effectuate the goals and purposes hereof. This article shall be construed in pari materia with the Act of July 7,1980, P.L. 380, No. 97, known as the "Solid Waste Management Act," 35 P.S. § 6018.101 et seq.
[Adopted 10-11-1990 by Ord. No. 1990-10]

§ 310-14 Definitions.

[Amended 7-25-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-5]
Any capitalized term, if not defined in this article, shall have the meaning as from time to time set forth in the LCSWMA Rules and Regulations. In addition, as used in this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
ACT 97
The Solid Waste Management Act, Act of July 7, 1980, P.L. 380, No. 97, as now or hereafter amended, 35 P.S. § 6018.101 et seq.
ACT 101
The Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, Act of July 28, 1988, P.L. 556, No. 101, 53 P.S. § 4000.101 et seq., as now or hereafter amended.
ALUMINUM
All food and beverage cans made of the light-in-weight, ductile and malleable metallic substance or element commonly known as “aluminum.” This description excludes aluminum foil, trays, plates and miscellaneous aluminum products.
BATTERY BAGS
Bags which LCSWMA makes available to generators of municipal waste and which shall be used as disposal containers for batteries which are generated in households.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
COMMENCEMENT DATE
January 1, 1991, the date upon which the Borough's mandatory recycling program and the contract collection services begin.
COMMINGLED
Recyclable materials which have been segregated from regulated municipal waste but which have not been separated into different types of recyclable materials and which have been placed in a recycling container for the purpose of collection.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Events that are sponsored by public or private agencies or individuals, including but not limited to fairs, bazaars, socials, picnics and organized sporting events attended by 200 or more individuals per day.
COMPOSTING
The process by which solid organic waste is biologically decomposed under controlled aerobic or anaerobic conditions to yield a humus-like product.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
CONSTRUCTION/DEMOLITION WASTE
A portion of municipal waste resulting from the construction or demolition of buildings and other structures, including wood, plaster, drywall and wallboard, metals, asphaltic substances, bricks, block, and unsegregated concrete. The term also includes street sweepings and nonfriable asbestos waste. The term does not include the following if they are separated from other waste and used as clean fill:
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
A. 
Uncontaminated soil, rock, stone, gravel, brick, block, concrete, and used asphalt.
B. 
Waste from land clearing, grubbing and excavation, including trees, brush, stumps and vegetative material.
CONTRACT
The agreement between the Borough and a licensed hauler under which collection services are to be provided to residential units for contract waste and for recyclable materials other than leaves.
CONTRACTOR
The person providing contract waste and recyclable materials collection services under the contract.
CONTRACT WASTE
Those portions of regulated municipal waste which are to be collected and disposed of under the contract. Contract waste consists exclusively of refuse and oversized refuse items.
CORRUGATED CARDBOARD
Unbleached, unwaxed kraft paper that is formed into layers with a fluted medium and manufactured into shipping boxes and related products.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
CURBSIDE
The correct location for the placement of refuse containers and recycling containers for the purpose of collection by the contractor, which shall be adjacent to the residential unit and no more than five feet from the public street used by collection vehicles.
DESIGNATED RECYCLABLE MATERIALS
Those source-separated recyclable materials designated in § 310-19 of this article.
EXISTING CONTRACT
Any contract for the storage, collection, transportation, processing or disposal of regulated municipal waste or recyclable materials generated or located within the Borough which was legally entered into prior to the effective date of this article and, when entered into, was legally enforceable.
EXTRA REFUSE CONTAINERS
Refuse containers which are in excess of the three refuse container per collection site limit.
EXTRA SERVICE TAG
A label which must be affixed to tires, white goods, oversized refuse items, yard waste and extra refuse containers in order for such items to be collected by the contractor.
FACILITY
Any specific site designated by LCSWMA (or approved by LCSWMA) as the specific place or site to which solid waste or source-separated recyclable materials, or any portion of solid waste or source-separated recyclable materials, must or may be delivered or, in the absence of a specific site being designated by LCSWMA, any approved site for the delivery of any category of solid waste or source-separated recyclable materials.
[Amended 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
GENERATOR
A person who produces or creates any solid waste.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
GLASS, CLEAR
Clear glass consists only of clear food and beverage containers made of glass, of one gallon or less in capacity, and comprised of the hard, brittle and transparent or partially transparent substance produced by fusion of silica and silicates or sand containing soda and lime and/or other chemicals and substances usually included in the manufacture of glass.
GLASS, COLORED
Colored glass consists only of green or brown food and beverage containers made of glass, of one gallon or less in capacity, and comprised of the hard, brittle and transparent or partially transparent substance produced by fusion of silica and silicates or sand containing soda and lime and/or other chemicals and substances usually included in the manufacture of glass.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
A. 
Garbage, refuse, sludge from an industrial or other wastewater treatment plant, sludge from a water supply treatment plant or air-pollution control facility and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material, resulting from municipal, commercial, industrial, institutional, mining or agricultural operations and from community activities, or a combination of these factors, which, because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics, may:
(1) 
Cause or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or morbidity in either an individual or the total population; or
(2) 
Pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of or otherwise managed.
B. 
The term does not include:
(1) 
Coal refuse, as defined in the Coal Refuse Disposal Control Act (52 U.S.C.A. §§ 30.51 to 30.62);
(2) 
Treatment sludges from coal mine drainage treatment plants, disposal of which is being carried on under and in compliance with a valid permit issued under the Clean Streams Law (35 P.S. §§ 691.1 to 691.1001);
(3) 
Solid or dissolved material in domestic sewage;
(4) 
Solid dissolved materials in irrigation return flows;
(5) 
Industrial discharges which are point sources subject to permits under Section 402 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C.A. § 1342); or
(6) 
Source, special nuclear, or by-product material as defined by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C.A. §§ 2011 to 2394).
HIGH-GRADE OFFICE PAPER
Desktop-generated paper limited to white ledger, copy paper, and computer printout (CPO).
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
A portion of municipal waste that would be considered hazardous under Act 97 but for the fact that it is produced in quantities smaller than those regulated as hazardous waste under Act 97 and is generated by persons not otherwise covered as hazardous waste generators by Act 97. Household hazardous waste includes the following materials and other materials of a similar nature:
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
A. 
Antifreeze;
B. 
Batteries;
C. 
Chlorinated hydrocarbons;
D. 
Fluorescent light bulbs and other mercury-containing devices;
E. 
Gasoline and kerosene;
F. 
Grease and rust solvents;
G. 
Oven, toilet and drain cleaners;
H. 
Paints, rust preventatives, stains and wood preservatives;
I. 
Pesticides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, and roach and ant killers;
J. 
Photographic and pool chemicals;
K. 
Thinners, solvents and furniture strippers;
L. 
Transmission and brake fluids;
M. 
Used oil or other hydrocarbon-based lubricants; and
N. 
Wood, metal, rug and upholstery cleaners and polishes.
LCSWMA
The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority, a municipal authority organized and existing under the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq., as amended.[1]
LCSWMA FACILITY
Any facility owned or operated by or on behalf of LCSWMA.
LICENSED HAULER
A person who is in possession of all pertinent permits and licenses which may be required by the Borough and LCSWMA for the collection, transportation, storage or disposal of solid waste or recyclable materials.
MANIFEST
A form supplied by LCSWMA to be completed and signed by each person who collects or transports solid waste or source-separated recyclable materials and which specifies, inter alia, the source, type, quantity and delivery point for the solid waste or source-separated recyclable materials; the applicable license number; and other pertinent information.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
MULTIFAMILY UNIT
A property with four or more residential units, including, without limitation, apartment complexes, condominium complexes, retirement homes and mobile home parks, excluding farms.
MUNICIPAL CONTRACT
The agreement between the Municipality and a permitted collector under which collection services are to be provided to residential units for municipal contract waste and for designated recyclable materials.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
MUNICIPAL CONTRACT WASTE
Those portions of regulated municipal waste which are to be collected and disposed of under this municipal contract. Municipal contract waste consists exclusively of refuse and oversized refuse items.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
MUNICIPALITY
The Borough of Millersville.
MUNICIPALITY'S POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
The rules and regulations adopted and revised from time to time by the Borough which govern and pertain to the Borough's recycling program and the collection, storage or transportation of regulated municipal waste within the Borough.
NEWSPRINT
Paper which has been used for the production of daily, weekend and special-edition publications commonly known as “newspapers.”
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
NONPROCESSABLE WASTE
A portion of municipal waste consisting of materials which cannot be handled by LCSWMA's normal processing or disposal methods. Nonprocessable waste includes items greater than six feet in any dimension, such as mattresses, large furniture and recreational vehicles. Nonprocessable waste (oversized) may consist of large auto parts, machines, and any other items deemed appropriate by LCSWMA.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
NONRESIDENTIAL UNITS
All commercial, municipal and institutional establishments, all community activities and all farms, excluding residential units and multifamily units.
OPEN BURNING
A fire, the air contaminants from which are emitted directly into the outdoor atmosphere and not directed thereto through a flue.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
OVERSIZED REFUSE ITEMS
Refuse which will not fit into refuse containers but which is not bulky waste, including small furniture, carpet, portable televisions and the like, but excluding tires and white goods.
PERMITTED COLLECTOR
A person who is in possession of all pertinent permits and licenses which may be required by the Municipality and LCSWMA for the collection, storage or disposal of solid waste or recyclable materials.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
PERSON
Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, institution, cooperative enterprise, municipality, municipal authority, governmental entity or agency, or any other legal entity whatsoever which is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties.
PLASTICS
Recyclable plastics are identified on the bottom of the container and consist of two types of containers, namely: No. 1 PETE (such as soda bottles) and No. 2 HDPE (such as milk, springwater, and detergent bottles).
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
PUTRESCIBLE WASTE
A portion of municipal waste consisting of organic waste materials which, due to biological decomposition, are or have a tendency to be rotten, foul, or odorous, including dead animals and spoiled foods, but not including sludge.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
RECYCLABLE MATERIALS
Any material which would be regulated municipal waste but for source separation and which will be processed into raw materials or products which are beneficially reused.
RECYCLING
The separation, collection, recovery and sale or reuse of metals, glass, paper, leaf waste, plastics and other materials which would otherwise be disposed of or processed as waste or the mechanized separation and treatment of solid waste and creation and recovery of reusable materials or energy.
RECYCLING CONTAINER
For residential units, the term "recycling container" shall refer to the container supplied by the Borough. For multifamily units and nonresidential units, the term "recycling container" shall refer to a receptacle which is constructed of plastic, metal or fiberglass and has handles of adequate strength for lifting.
REFUSE
That portion of regulated municipal waste except:
[Amended 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
A. 
Construction/demolition waste;
B. 
Nonprocessable waste;
C. 
Putrescible waste; and
D. 
Household hazardous waste.
REFUSE CONTAINER
A receptacle which is constructed of plastic, metal, or fiberglass, having handles of adequate strength for lifting and having a tight-fitting lid capable of preventing entrance into the container by vectors, or a polyethylene bag which is specifically designed for storage and collection, is protected against animal damage and overloading so as to prevent littering or attraction of insects or rodents, and has a holding strength capable of withstanding normal stresses until it is collected. With respect to residential units, the weight of a refuse container and its contents shall not exceed 30 pounds, nor shall its capacity exceed 32 gallons.
REGULATED MUNICIPAL WASTE
Any solid waste generated or collected within the Borough which is garbage, refuse, industrial lunchroom or office waste and other material, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material, resulting from operation of residential, municipal, commercial or institutional establishments and from community activities, and any sludge which is not residual or hazardous waste from a municipal, commercial or institutional water supply treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant or air-pollution control facility. The term does not include designated recyclable materials.
RESIDENTIAL UNIT
Any single-family detached, semidetached or townhouse dwelling, or a dwelling unit within a multifamily building containing three or fewer dwelling units, excluding farms. When used in this article or the Borough Policies and Procedures, the term "residential unit" shall also refer to any multifamily unit or nonresidential unit that requests and receives approval from the Borough to use the collection services provided under the contract.
RESIDUAL WASTE
Any garbage, refuse, other discarded material or other waste, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous materials resulting from industrial, mining and agricultural operations and any sludge from an industrial, mining or agricultural water supply treatment facility, wastewater treatment facility or air-pollution control facility, provided that it is not hazardous. The term does not include coal refuse, as defined in the Coal Refuse Disposal Control Act, or treatment sludges from coal mine drainage treatment plants, disposal of which is being carried on under and in compliance with a valid permit issued under the Clean Streams Law.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
SCAVENGING
The uncontrolled or unauthorized removal of recyclable materials from the curbside.
SINGLE STREAM
A system where recyclable materials, commonly fibers and glass, metal and plastic containers, are collected and processed together.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
SOLID WASTE or WASTE
Any waste, including but not limited to municipal, residual, or hazardous wastes, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous materials.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
SOURCE SEPARATED or SOURCE SEPARATION
The process of separating, or the separation of, recyclable materials from other solid waste at the location where generated for the purpose of recycling.
STEEL AND BIMETALLIC CANS
The ferrous metal food or beverage containers commonly known as “tin cans.”
TIRES
Any pneumatic rubber automobile, truck, or farm implement tire.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
UNACCEPTABLE WASTE
The following types of solid waste are unacceptable waste, unless approved by LCSWMA on a case-by-case basis:
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
A. 
Chemotherapeutic waste;
B. 
Drums, barrels, buckets and paint cans, unless lids have been removed and interiors are cleaned and free of any residue;
C. 
Explosives and ordnance materials;
D. 
Gas cylinders, unless empty and delivered separate from other solid waste;
E. 
Hazardous waste;
F. 
Infectious/pathological waste; and
G. 
Radioactive materials.
WHITE GOODS
A portion of regulated municipal waste consisting of large appliances, including the following: clothes washers, clothes dryers, dishwashers, freezers, refrigerators, stoves, ovens, hot-water heaters, air-conditioners, dehumidifiers, furnaces and electrical heaters.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
YARD WASTE
All garden residues, leaves, grass clippings and sod.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 310-15 Mandatory recycling.

All persons within the Borough shall source separate designated recyclable materials.

§ 310-16 Collection, transportation and disposal.

Each person who owns or occupies a residential unit, multifamily unit or nonresidential unit within the Borough shall ensure that regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials generated at such residential unit, multifamily unit or nonresidential unit are source separated and collected, transported and disposed of in accordance with this article and the Borough's polices and procedures and the LCSWMA rules and regulations.

§ 310-17 Residential units.

Collection services for contract waste and for designated recyclable materials shall be provided to residential units by the contractor. Each person who owns or occupies a residential unit shall prepare designated recyclable materials and contract waste for collection in accordance with the Borough's Policies and Procedures. With respect to regulated municipal waste which is not contract waste, persons who own or occupy residential units may elect to provide proper collection, transportation and disposal by either themselves transporting such materials to a facility or utilizing a licensed hauler to collect and transport such materials to a facility.

§ 310-18 Multifamily units and nonresidential units.

A. 
Each person who owns or occupies a nonresidential unit or multifamily unit shall provide proper collection, transportation and disposal for regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials by utilizing a licensed hauler to collect and transport such materials to a facility. With respect to contract waste and designated recyclable materials, a person who owns or occupies a multifamily unit or nonresidential unit may either request Borough approval to receive the services under the contract or utilize a LCSWMA-licensed hauler.
B. 
Each person who owns or occupies a multifamily unit or nonresidential unit approved to receive services under the contract shall comply with the Borough's Policies and Procedures established for residential units and, notwithstanding the provisions of § 310-19B and C of this article, shall source separate the recyclable materials designed in § 310-19A.
C. 
Each person who owns a multifamily unit or nonresidential unit that does not receive services under the contract shall:
(1) 
Provide recycling containers at easily accessible locations for source separation of designated recyclable materials.
(2) 
Provide written instructions to all persons occupying each multifamily unit and nonresidential unit to ensure that all designated recyclable materials are source separated.
(3) 
Provide collection and transportation of source-separated designated recyclable materials at a frequency of not less than once per month.
D. 
Each person who owns or occupies a multifamily unit or nonresidential unit shall source separate and prepare leaves for collection in accordance with the Borough's Policies and Procedures.

§ 310-19 Designated recyclable materials.

[Amended 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
A. 
Each person who owns or occupies a residential unit shall source separate the following recyclable materials:
(1) 
Clear glass.
(2) 
Colored glass.
(3) 
Aluminum.
(4) 
Steel cans.
(5) 
Plastic.
(6) 
Newsprint.
(7) 
Yard waste.
(8) 
Tires.
(9) 
White goods.
B. 
Each person who owns or occupies a multifamily unit shall source separate the following recyclable materials:
(1) 
Clear glass.
(2) 
Colored glass.
(3) 
Aluminum.
(4) 
Steel cans.
(5) 
Plastic.
(6) 
Yard waste.
(7) 
Tires.
(8) 
White goods.
C. 
Each person who owns or occupies a nonresidential unit shall source separate the following recyclable materials:
(1) 
Clear glass.
(2) 
Colored glass.
(3) 
Aluminum.
(4) 
Steel cans.
(5) 
Plastic.
(6) 
Yard waste.
(7) 
High-grade office paper.
(8) 
Corrugated cardboard.
(9) 
Tires.
(10) 
White goods.

§ 310-20 Approved haulers.

A. 
With respect to contract waste and designated recyclable materials other than leaves generated at residential units, no person other than the contractor shall collect, transport, store, process or dispose of such waste. With respect to regulated municipal waste other than contract waste which is generated at residential units and regulated municipal waste or designated recyclable materials other than leaves which are generated at multifamily units or nonresidential units, no person other than a permitted hauler shall collect, transport, store, process or dispose of such waste. Collection of leaves will be arranged by the Borough in accordance with the Borough's Policies and Procedures. Each permitted hauler that collects or transports regulated municipal waste or designated recyclable materials generated in any residential unit, nonresidential unit or multifamily unit shall submit to the Borough, on forms provided by the Borough, monthly reports concerning the sources, types, weight, etc., of materials collected.
[Amended 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
B. 
No person who generates, owns or possesses designated recyclable materials or regulated municipal waste shall, by contract for collection services or otherwise, cause, permit or assist in the collection, transportation, storage, processing or disposal of such waste by any person other than the contractor, with respect to contract waste or designated recyclable materials other than leaves generated at residential units, and a permitted hauler, with respect to regulated municipal waste other than contract waste generated at residential units and regulated municipal waste or designated recyclable materials other than leaves generated at multifamily units or nonresidential units.
[Amended 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
C. 
No permitted hauler who collects, transports or disposes of designated recyclable materials or regulated municipal waste shall, by contract for such services or otherwise, cause, permit or assist in the storage, collection, transportation, processing or disposal of designated recyclable materials in a manner which treats such materials as regulated municipal waste or which is otherwise inconsistent with source separation or recycling. Any delivery of designated recyclable materials to a LCSWMA facility in accordance with the LCSWMA rules and regulations shall be deemed to satisfy the requirements of this Subsection C.
[Amended 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
D. 
Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsections A and B above, any person who occupies a residential unit may transport to a facility the regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials which were generated at such person's residence.
E. 
All regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials generated or collected in the Borough shall be transported directly to a facility in accordance with the LCSWMA rules and regulations and without any intervening transfer, unloading, processing, sorting, salvaging, scavenging or reuse of any portion of any load of such regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials from the time of its collection until the time of its delivery to the facility.
F. 
Each permitted collector shall collect and deliver separately to a LCSWMA facility battery dropoff location all battery bags placed at curbside by residential units.
[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]

§ 310-21 Illegal dumping and open burning.

[Amended 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
A. 
No person shall store, process or dispose of any regulated municipal waste or designated recyclable materials except at a facility. Notwithstanding the foregoing or § 310-19, yard waste may be composted to the extent and in the manner provided in the Borough's Policies and Procedures on the property on which such yard waste was generated.
B. 
No person shall process or dispose of any designated recyclable materials through open burning.

§ 310-22 Collection service fees.

[Amended 2-14-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-1; 9-27-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-09]
Fees for services provided by the Borough shall be charged to the owners of all residential units within the Borough and the owners of any other properties to which the Borough provides service. The amount of fees and the schedule for payment of fees shall be as published from time to time by the Borough. The fees charged under this section shall be billed by the Borough and due from the owners of such units at the end of each quarter. If not paid within 30 days after the date of the bill, a penalty of 10% of the quarterly fee shall be added. If such fee and penalty are not paid within 60 days of the date of the bill, interest at the rate of 6% per annum (in addition to the penalty) commencing on the 61st day shall be added to the charges and collected as part thereof in the manner provided by law for the collection of municipal claims or by civil action at law or in equity. The Borough may, for convenience, treat any three-month period as a billing quarter and may end billing quarters in different months in various sections of the Borough.
A. 
In the event that the Borough institutes a civil action to collect delinquent service fees, the owner of the unit shall be responsible for all costs arising out of the civil action, including but not limited to filing fees and the costs of service of process (whether by certified mail or other means).
B. 
Each owner of a unit shall be responsible for all costs which the Borough incurs in filing a municipal lien to secure payment of delinquent service fees, including but not limited to certified mail charges for notification of intent to include attorneys' fees in the amount of the municipal lien, attorneys' fees, and filing fees.

§ 310-23 Scavenging.

From the time of placement for collection of any designated recyclable materials other than leaves, all such designated recyclable materials shall be the property of the generator or the licensed hauler who has contracted to provide collection as provided in the contract. It shall be a violation of this article for any person other than such licensed hauler to collect or pick up, or cause to be collected or picked up, any such designated recyclable materials.

§ 310-24 Existing contracts.

A. 
Nothing in this article shall be construed to impair the obligations of any existing contract.
B. 
No renewal or modification of any existing contract and no new contract for the storage, collection, transportation, processing or disposal of regulated municipal waste or designated recyclable materials shall be entered into after the effective date of this article unless such renewal or modification or new contract shall conform to the requirements of this article and the Borough's Policies and Procedures.
C. 
No contract which is entered into, renewed, extended, modified or assigned after the effective date of this section shall provide for collection services to be performed after the commencement date for contract waste or designated recyclable materials generated at residential units. This provision shall not apply to the contract between the Borough and the contractor. With respect to any contract which violates this Subsection C, such contract shall be deemed void, and the hauler that is a party to such contract shall reimburse to the applicable residential units any funds which have been paid for such collection services and shall not collect or attempt to collect any funds for such collection services.

§ 310-25 Borough Policies and Procedures.

[Amended 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
The Borough shall have the power to issue the Borough's Policies and Procedures governing all matters set forth in this article and any other related matters deemed necessary or convenient by the Borough. The Borough's Policies and Procedures shall be effective when adopted by the Council. The Borough shall have the power to establish record and reporting requirements and standards and procedures for the issuance, administration and revocation of licenses as deemed necessary, including, without limitation, application procedures, fees, standards and conditions for licenses; the fixing of a monetary bond, with or without surety, to secure compliance by any permitted collector with any such requirements, standards or procedures; and any other matters deemed necessary or convenient by the Borough. In the event of suspension or revocation of any license which is issued by the Borough or LCSWMA, the person whose collection permit is suspended or revoked shall refund to each customer any prepaid fees.

§ 310-26 Unlawful activity.

It shall be unlawful for any person to violate, or cause or permit or assist in the violation of, any provision of this article or any provision of the Borough's Policies and Procedures. All unlawful conduct shall also constitute a public nuisance.

§ 310-27 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 7-25-1995 by Ord. No. 1995-5]
Any person violating any provision of this article or any provision of the Borough's Policies and Procedures, shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced, for each violation, to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each violation of any provision of this article or of any provision of the Borough's Policies and Procedures, and each day that such violation shall exist, shall constitute a separate violation and offense.

§ 310-28 Persons liable.

For purposes of the obligations established by this article or the Borough's Policies and Procedures, and for purposes of any fine, penalty, imprisonment or other sanction, the terms "person," "residential unit," "multifamily unit," and "nonresidential unit" shall include officers and directors of any corporation or other legal entity having officers and directors and refer to, and impose joint and several liability upon, both the persons residing in or occupying any such residential, multifamily or nonresidential units and the owner, landlord, condominium owners' association and/or agent of any owner, landlord or condominium owners' association of such premises.

§ 310-29 Injunctive relief.

In addition to any other remedy provided in this article, the Borough may institute proceedings to restrain any violation of or to require compliance with this article and/or the Borough's Policies and Procedures.

§ 310-30 Concurrent remedies.

The penalties and remedies set forth in this article are in addition to, not in lieu of, any fines, penalties or remedies provided in the Borough's Policies and Procedures. The existence or exercise of any remedy shall not prevent the Borough from exercising any other remedy provided under this article or the Borough's Policies and Procedures or available at law or in equity.

§ 310-31 Hearings.

[Added 1-27-1998 by Ord. No. 1998-1]
Any party aggrieved by an "adjudication," as that term is defined in the Local Agency Law, 2 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq., may request a hearing by the Borough Council if no other hearing procedure exists. The request shall be in writing, shall reasonably describe the decision, determination, ruling or other adjudication in question and the basis for disagreement with it, shall be signed by the person or persons aggrieved and contain the addresses and telephone numbers of the persons claiming to be aggrieved and shall be filed with the Borough Manager. The request shall be filed within 30 days of the date the party knew or reasonably should have first known himself or herself to be aggrieved. The Council shall schedule a hearing and give reasonable notice thereof to all persons who have requested a hearing. The procedure shall thereafter be in accordance with the Local Agency Law.

§ 310-32 Storage of regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials.

[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
A. 
General regulations.
(1) 
All regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials shall be stored out of view from the public right-of-way so as to prevent the attraction, harborage or breeding of insects or rodents and to eliminate conditions harmful to public health or which create safety hazards, odors, unsightliness and public nuisances.
(2) 
A sufficient number of containers shall be provided by generators to contain all regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials generated during periods between regularly scheduled collection as may be necessary to meet the requirements of Subsection A(1) of this section.
(3) 
The Borough shall supply each residential unit with a recycling container. Recycling containers for multifamily and nonresidential units shall be provided by either the owner or the licensed hauler.
(4) 
All storage practices shall, at a minimum, conform to the requirements of all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
(5) 
Each person having regulated municipal waste or designated recyclable materials shall provide himself/herself with approved refuse and recycling containers and shall place and keep all regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials therein. Solid waste of a nondecomposable nature and rubbish may be stored in tightly secured bundles of such size to be readily handled at time of collection and so as to minimize litter.
(6) 
Nonprocessable waste shall be stored so that collection of water and harborage of rodents are prevented.
(7) 
Containers shall be stored on the property where the regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials are generated.
(8) 
Regulated municipal waste or designated recyclable materials from residential units shall not be stored at curbside prior to collection.
(9) 
All regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials to be collected from any residential unit shall be placed immediately adjacent to the street or alley where collection is established but in such a manner as to not obstruct traffic or use of the sidewalk. No regulated municipal waste or designated recyclable materials shall be placed at curbside for collection prior to 12:00 p.m. on the day before the scheduled collection day. All containers for regulated municipal waste and source-separated recyclable materials shall be removed from curbside no later than 12:00 p.m. on the day following the scheduled collection day.
B. 
Reusable containers for residential units. Individual containers used for the storage of regulated municipal waste generated by residential units shall have the following physical characteristics:
(1) 
The container shall be constructed of durable, watertight, rust-resistant material.
(2) 
Individual containers for residential units shall have a capacity of not more than 32 gallons or 30 pounds in weight and shall be equipped with two or more handles and be maintained in a clean and sanitary manner and be safe to be handled by collection personnel.
(3) 
The area around the container shall be kept clean.
C. 
Disposable containers. Disposable refuse containers, such as paper and polyethylene bags, shall be acceptable for storage of regulated municipal waste, provided that the following conditions are met:
(1) 
Only those bags specially designed for storage and collection shall be used.
(2) 
Bags shall be protected against precipitation, animal damage and overloading to prevent littering or attracting of vectors.
(3) 
Bags shall have a holding strength capable of withstanding stresses until they are collected.
(4) 
Bag openings shall be securely closed prior to setting out for collection.
D. 
Recycling containers.
(1) 
Individual recycling containers utilized for the collection of recyclable materials at residential units shall comply with the following requirements:
(a) 
The container shall be a container provided by the Borough made of rigid plastic construction.
(b) 
Title to individual recycling containers shall remain in the Borough.
(c) 
The Borough shall replace any recycling containers which are damaged when the damaged container is returned to the Borough. Stolen or lost containers will be replaced for a fee.
(2) 
Bulk recycling containers utilized for the storage of recyclable materials at multifamily and nonresidential units shall comply with the following requirements:
(a) 
The container shall be constructed of plastic, metal or fiberglass and be suitable for the purpose.
(b) 
Title to bulk recycling containers shall remain in the owner or the permitted hauler.

§ 310-33 Preparation of waste and recyclables.

[Added 9-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
A. 
All persons within the Borough are encouraged to source separate all designated recyclable materials.
B. 
All regulated municipal waste and designated recyclable materials shall be drained free of liquids before storage.
C. 
All cans, bottles or other food containers shall be rinsed free of food particles and drained before storage.
D. 
Newsprint shall be tied in bundles or placed in paper grocery bags.