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A. Hazardous wastes as defined in RCW 70.105.010(15), hazardous substances as defined in RCW 70.105.010(14), hazardous household substances as defined in RCW 70.105.010(13), moderate-risk wastes as defined in RCW 70.105.010(17) and those wastes included in the State of Washington Department of Ecology Dangerous Waste Regulations found in Chapter 173-303 WAC shall not be disposed of through the city’s garbage, recyclables or compostables collection system. Such wastes shall be delivered by the person generating such waste to an appropriate and authorized handler of such wastes for proper disposal. Any person found to have violated this provision shall be subject to both civil penalties and/or criminal prosecution under any and all federal, state or local laws that may apply or may be adopted in the future.

B. No hot ashes or hot clinkers shall be placed in any garbage cans or approved containers for collection or removal. All kitchen, table, cooking, animal and vegetable waste and offal, before being deposited in containers, shall be drained and wrapped in paper or other material in such a manner as to prevent, as nearly as possible, moisture from such garbage from coming in contact with sides or bottoms of the cans or containers. Dishwater or other liquid or semi-liquid kitchen wastes that are properly disposable down the sanitary drains shall not be deposited in garbage cans or approved containers.

C. It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation conducting any hotel, restaurant or any public eating place to deposit, throw or place swill or other waste food matter in a lane, alley, street or other public place, or to deposit, throw or place any swill upon any private property regardless of ownership.

D. All waste generated or collected from within the corporate limits of the city which is delivered to the King County solid waste system for disposal shall be in compliance with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (42 U.S.C. Section 6901 et seq.) (RCRA), Chapters 70.95 and 70.105 RCW, King County Code Title 10, King County board of health rules and regulations, the King County solid waste division operating rules, and all other federal, state and local environmental health laws, rules or regulations that impose restrictions or requirements on the type of waste that may be delivered to the King County solid waste system, as they now exist or are hereafter adopted or amended. (Ord. 6460 § 2, 2013; Ord. 6367 § 7, 2011; Ord. 6160 § 1, 2008; Ord. 6139 § 1, 2007; Ord. 6069 § 1, 2006; Ord. 6054 § 1, 2006; Ord. 5968 § 1, 2006; Ord. 5622 § 1, 2001; Ord. 5243 § 1, 1999; Ord. 5212 § 1 (Exh. D), 1999; Ord. 4500 § 2, 1991. Formerly 8.08.190.)