Putrescible waste means a solid waste that contains organic matter capable of being decomposed by microorganisms so as to cause a malodor, gases, or other offensive conditions, or which is capable of providing food for birds and other vectors. Putrescible wastes may form a contaminated leachate from microbiological degradation, chemical processes, and physical processes. Putrescible waste includes, but is not limited to, garbage, offal, dead animals, general household waste, and commercial waste. All solid wastes which do not meet the definitions of inert or chemical wastes shall be considered putrescible wastes.
Examples of Putrescible waste in a sentence
Putrescible waste or dangerous or hazardous wastes shall not be placed in any building waste container located on a public street.
More Definitions of Putrescible waste
Putrescible waste means solid waste including, but not limited to, fish waste and other food wastes which contains organic matter capable of being decomposed by microorganisms and that has a tendency to form foul-smelling by-products, during decomposition, and may provide food for vectors or birds.
Putrescible waste defined. “Putrescible waste” means waste that is capable of being decomposed by microorganisms with sufficient rapidity as to cause odors, gases, and attract and/or harbor vectors, or cause similar objectionable conditions. Food wastes, offal and dead animals are examples of putrescible waste.