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1. Persons shall separate clear, green and brown glass containers, aluminum; steel and bimetallic cans, plastic containers, and newsprint from other municipal waste generated at their homes, apartments and other residential establishments and shall store such materials until collection.

A. As noted herein below in §108, leaf waste shall be kept separate from other municipal waste.

B. Nothing in this Part or regulation shall be deemed to impair the ownership of separated materials by the person who generated them unless and until such materials are placed at curbside or similar location for collection.

2. Persons shall separate leaf waste from other municipal waste generated at their homes, apartments and other residential establishments until collection, unless those persons have otherwise provided for the composting of leaf waste. An owner, landlord or agent of an owner or landlord of multifamily rental housing with four or more units or the residents of multifamily residential properties acting by and through a duly constituted property owners’ association may comply with this Section by establishing a collection system for recyclable materials at each property, as noted herein below in §109. Nothing herein shall require any person to gather leaf waste or prevent any person from utilizing leaf waste for compost, mulch, or other agricultural purposes.

3. Persons shall separate high-grade office paper, clear brown and green glass containers, aluminum, steel and bimetallic cans, plastic containers, newsprint, corrugated paper and leaf waste generated at commercial, municipal or institutional establishments and from community activities and shall store the material until collection.

4. Persons occupying commercial, institutional and municipal establishments within Township borders shall be exempt from the requirements of this Part or regulation if those persons have otherwise provided for the recycling of materials they are required by this Section to recycle. To be eligible for an exemption under this subsection, a commercial or institutional solid waste generator must annually provide written documentation to the municipality of the total number of tons recycled. (Ord. 217, 12/8/2015, §100-5)