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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 3. STATE PROGRAMS [42000 - 42999]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 12.6. Schoolsite Source Reduction and Recycling Assistance Program [42630 - 42647]

  ( Chapter 12.6 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 926, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 2. Definitions [42635- 42635.]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 926, Sec. 4. )

42635.
  

For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:

(a) “Environmentally preferable product” means a product that promotes healthy indoor environments for children, and demonstrates the use of the environmentally preferable materials and systems. When compared to other similar products with similar functions an environmentally preferable product has some, or all, of the following characteristics relative to those similar products serving similar functions:

(1) Less hazardous to public health, safety, and the environment.

(2) Consumes less energy in their manufacture or use.

(3) Contains more, or any amount of, recycled or post-consumer material content in their manufacture.

(4) Results in less potential waste.

(5) Results in less harm to indoor air quality.

(6) Consumes less water.

(7) Include features, or is manufactured from materials, that promotes recycling or reuse of the product.

(b) “Local agency” means a city that has prepared, adopted, and submitted to the county a source reduction and recycling element pursuant to Section 41000, and a county that has prepared and submitted to the board an integrated waste management plan pursuant to Section 41570.

(c) “Office” means a county office of education.

(d) “School” or “schoolsite” means a public elementary or secondary school.

(e) “School district” has the same meaning as defined in Section 80 of the Education Code.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 926, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

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