Chapter 7.15
SOLID WASTE RECYCLING

Sections:

7.15.010    Director to promulgate recycling regulations.

7.15.020    Director’s bi-annual review.

7.15.030    Director’s authority to amend rules and regulations.

7.15.040    Director to present rules to council.

7.15.050    Circulation of rules and regulations.

7.15.060    Mandatory separation of yard waste.

7.15.070    Severability.

7.15.010 Director to promulgate recycling regulations.

The city’s director of public works shall promulgate rules and regulations regarding the types of recyclable materials to be collected; recipients of recycling service; frequency of recycling service; types of promotional materials; landfill options; timetables for implementing recycling services; and reporting requirements. (Ord. 1785 § 2, 1990)

7.15.020 Director’s bi-annual review.

The director of public works shall review these rules and regulations at least bi-annually to insure compliance with state laws and regulations pertaining to solid waste management, and to reduce disposal of solid waste materials which could be recycled. (Ord. 1785 § 2, 1990)

7.15.030 Director’s authority to amend rules and regulations.

The director of public works shall have the authority to amend the recycling rules and regulations as necessary. (Ord. 1785 § 2, 1990)

7.15.040 Director to present rules to council.

Recycling rules and regulations, and any amendments thereto, as promulgated by the director of public works may be presented to the city council for action in accordance with RCW Title 35. (Ord. 1785 § 2, 1990)

7.15.050 Circulation of rules and regulations.

A copy of the rules and regulations shall be given to each licensed solid waste (garbage) collector that services the city of Lynnwood. (Ord. 1785 § 2, 1990)

7.15.060 Mandatory separation of yard waste.

It shall be unlawful to discard yard waste together with solid waste (garbage). Yard waste shall be made available for yard waste collection and/or composting services as soon as the same are provided; or the customer shall dispose of yard waste through composting, or otherwise, on their own property; or by other lawful means. (Ord. 1785 § 2, 1990)

7.15.070 Severability.

If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or word of this chapter should be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity or unconstitutionality thereof shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of any other section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or word of this chapter. (Ord. 1785 § 3, 1990)