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Unless the context requires otherwise, whenever used in this chapter the following words and terms shall have the meaning herein ascribed to them:

Abate” means to clean up.

Abatement official” means the manager or designee of the manager appointed to carry out and enforce the provisions of this chapter.

Ashes” means the solid waste products of coal, wood, and other combustible materials from all public and private establishments and from all residences.

Garbage” means all waste accumulations of animal, fruit, and vegetable matter that attend the preparation, use, cooking, dealing in, or storage of meat, fish, fowl, vegetables, or fruits; “garbage” includes containers originally used to store, collect, or transport such food stuffs.

Litter” means garbage, refuse, rubbish and all other waste material which, if thrown or deposited as prohibited in this chapter, tend to create a danger or nuisance to public health, safety, and welfare.

Refuse” means garbage, rubbish, ashes, industrial waste, and all other liquid or solid waste.

Refuse container” means a nonvehicular (except for trailers built or modified for use as refuse containers) litter storage and collection receptacle that satisfies the requirements of HBC 8.08.040.

Rubbish” means all other refuse that is not considered garbage, ashes, or industrial waste; “rubbish” includes waste paper, cardboard, wood, tin cans, glass, bottles, yard rakings, tree limbs, bedding, metals, trash, sweepings, and all similar substances.

Rubble” means rocks, concrete, bricks and similar solid material, plaster, dirt, or scrap metal.