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17.102.295 Separation of Recyclables, Compost and Solid Waste.

(Added by Ordinance No. 185452, effective July 21, 2012.)  It shall be a violation of Chapter 17.102 for any customer to:

A.  Place in a recycling cart, recycling container or recycling bin any plastic bag, diapers, pet waste, Styrofoam, wood, food, yard debris, or any Solid Waste; or,

B.  Place in a compost cart or compost container any plastic bag, diapers, pet waste, Styrofoam, or any Solid Waste.