Putrescible waste definition

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.
Putrescible waste means solid waste which contains organic material capable of being decomposed by micro-organisms and cause odors.
Putrescible waste means solid waste that contains organic matter capable of being decomposed by microorganisms and of such a character and proportion as to be capable of attracting or providing food for birds. The term does not include uncontaminated yard trash or clean wood.

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 which contains organic matter capable of being decomposed by microorganisms and of such a character and proportion as to be capable of attracting or providing food for vectors including birds and mammals.
Putrescible waste means solid waste that contains material capable of being readily decomposed by microorganisms and which is likely to produce offensive odors.
Putrescible waste means waste materials capable of being decomposed rapidly by microorganisms.
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 means material that can decompose and cause obnoxious odors.
Putrescible waste and “Putrescent” means solid waste that is capable of or is generating odors and
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.