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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 3.5. Metallic Discards [42160 - 42185]

  ( Chapter 3.5 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 849, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [42160 - 42168]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 849, Sec. 2. )

42160.
  

The definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 849, Sec. 2.)

42161.
  

“Metallic discard” means any large metal article or product, or any part thereof, including, but not limited to, metal furniture, machinery, major appliances, electronic products, and wood-burning stoves.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 849, Sec. 2.)

42162.
  

“Salvage” means the controlled removal of metallic discards from the solid waste stream at a permitted solid waste facility for the express purpose of recycling or reuse.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 849, Sec. 2.)

42163.
  

“Recycling residue” means nonhazardous residue or residue treated to be nonhazardous that is a direct result of metals recovery operations for the express purposes of recycling.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 849, Sec. 2.)

42164.
  

“Solid waste landfill” means a solid waste landfill, as defined in Section 40195.1.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1041, Sec. 11. Effective January 1, 1997.)

42165.
  

“Vehicle” means any device used for transportation. “Vehicle” includes bicycles, airplanes, and other transportation devices not used on highways, and automobiles and other vehicles, as defined in Section 670 of the Vehicle Code.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 849, Sec. 2.)

42166.
  

“Major appliance” means any domestic or commercial device, including, but not limited to, a washing machine, clothes dryer, hot water heater, dehumidifier, conventional oven, microwave oven, stove, refrigerator, freezer, air-conditioner, trash compactor, and residential furnace.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 849, Sec. 2.)

42167.
  

“Materials that require special handling” means all of the following:

(a) Sodium azide canisters in unspent airbags that are determined to be hazardous by federal and state law or regulation.

(b) Encapsulated polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Di(2-Ethylhexylphthalate) (DEHP), and metal encased capacitors, in major appliances.

(c) Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), and other non-CFC replacement refrigerants, injected in air-conditioning/refrigeration units.

(d) Used oil, as defined in subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 25250.1 of the Health and Safety Code, in major appliances. Materials described in subparagraph (B) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 25250.1 of the Health and Safety Code are not excluded from the definition of used oil for the purposes of this section.

(e) Mercury found in switches and temperature control devices in major appliances.

(f) Any other material that, when removed from a major appliance, is a hazardous waste regulated pursuant to Chapter 6.5 (commencing with Section 25100) of Division 20 of the Health and Safety Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 880, Sec. 11. Effective January 1, 2005.)

42168.
  

“Solid waste facility” means a solid waste facility as defined in Section 40194.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 849, Sec. 2.)

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