(65 ILCS 5/11-19-2)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-19-2)
As used in this Division 19:
(1) "Garbage" means wastes resulting
from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food; wastes
from the handling, storage and sale of produce.
(2) "Refuse" means combustible
trash, including, but not limited to, paper, cartons, boxes, barrels, wood,
excelsior, tree branches, yard trimmings, wood furniture, bedding;
noncombustible trash, including, but not limited to, metals, tin cans,
metal furniture, dirt, small quantities of rock and pieces of concrete,
glass, crockery, other mineral waste; street rubbish, including, but not
limited to, street sweepings, dirt, leaves, catch-basin dirt, contents of
litter receptacles, but refuse does not mean earth and wastes from building
operations, nor shall it include solid wastes resulting from industrial
processes and manufacturing operations such as food processing wastes,
boiler-house cinders, lumber, scraps and shavings.
(3) "Ashes" means residue
from fires used for cooking and for heating buildings.
(4) "General construction or demolition debris" has the meaning given to that term in Section 3.160 of the Environmental Protection Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-316, eff. 1-1-18