§ 6029.203. Definitions
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35 P.S. § 6029.203
§ 6029.203. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Collection contractor.” A person registered and approved by the Department of Environmental Protection and retained by a sponsor to operate a waste collection event for eligible entities under this chapter.
“Collection event.” An event or program that includes collection and management of solid wastes from eligible entities under this chapter. The term includes one-day waste collection programs and waste collection programs that are designed for continuous or ongoing operation throughout a designated period of time.
“Department.” The Department of Environmental Protection of the Commonwealth and its authorized representatives.
“Eligible entity.” A household, political subdivision or a small business.
“Household hazardous waste.” A waste which would be chemically or physically classified as a hazardous waste but is excluded from regulation as a hazardous waste pursuant to the regulations of the Department of Environmental Protection because it is generated by a household.
“Household Hazardous Waste Funding Act.” The act of December 27, 1994 (P.L. 1346, No. 155),1 known as the Household Hazardous Waste Funding Act.
“Pollution prevention assessment.” An evaluation designed to identify opportunities to eliminate and reduce pollution or reuse waste materials.
“Program.” The Small Business and Household Pollution Prevention Program.
“Small business.” A business entity that is defined as a small quantity generator or a conditionally exempt small quantity generator under the regulations of the Department of Environmental Protection.
“Solid Waste Management Act.” The act of July 7, 1980 (P.L. 380, No. 97).2
“Sponsor.” A municipality, corporation, public utility, trade association, not-for-profit corporation, not-for-profit association or other person sponsoring a collection event or Small Business and Household Pollution Prevention Program for eligible entities under this chapter.
“Universal waste.” Hazardous wastes that are managed as universal waste as defined by the hazardous waste regulations of the Department of Environmental Protection.
1996, Dec. 19, P.L. 1478, No. 190, § 203, imd. effective.
35 P.S. § 6029.203, PA ST 35 P.S. § 6029.203
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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