(415 ILCS 10/2)
(from Ch. 85, par. 5902)
As used in this Act, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(1) "Solid waste" means "waste", as defined in the Illinois
Environmental Protection Act, but for the purposes of this Act does not
include "hazardous waste" as defined in that Act.
(2) "Unit of local government" means a municipality, county, or a
Municipal Joint Action Agency created under Section 3.2 of the
Intergovernmental Cooperation Act or, if the context requires, the member
municipalities of such an agency or their territory.
(3) "Pollution control facility" has the meaning ascribed to
the term in the Illinois Environmental Protection Act, except
that the term shall not include sewers and sewage treatment
facilities owned or operated by sanitary districts.
(4) "Jurisdiction" means: (1) in the case of a municipality, the
territory within the corporate limits of the municipality; (2) in the case
of a county, the territory within the corporate limits of the county which
does not lie within the corporate limits of any municipality which has
adopted and is implementing a plan under this Act either independently or
through a Municipal Joint Action Agency; and (3) in
the case of a Municipal Joint Action Agency, the territory within the
corporate limits of each member municipality.
(5) "Qualified solid waste energy facility" means either (i) a
solid waste pollution control facility or a portion
thereof owned or operated by or for the benefit of a unit of local
government and developed under this Act, which meets the
requirements set forth in Section 3.1 of this Act, or (ii) a facility
which uses methane gas generated from landfills.
(6) "Municipal waste" means garbage, general household, institutional
and commercial waste, industrial lunchroom or office waste, landscape waste,
and construction and demolition debris.
(Source: P.A. 87-650; 88-681, eff. 12-22-94.)