California Code, Public Resources Code - PRC § 42649.8

For purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall apply:

(a) “Business” means a commercial or public entity, including, but not limited to, a firm, partnership, proprietorship, joint stock company, corporation, or association that is organized as a for-profit or nonprofit entity, or a multifamily residential dwelling.

(b) “Commercial waste generator” means a business subject to subdivision (a) of Section 42649.2 .

(c) “Organic waste” means food waste, green waste, landscape and pruning waste, nonhazardous wood waste, and food-soiled paper waste that is mixed in with food waste.

(d) “Organic waste generator” means a business subject to subdivision (a) of Section 42649.81 .

(e) “Rural jurisdiction” means a jurisdiction that is located entirely within one or more rural counties, or a regional agency comprised of jurisdictions that are located within one or more rural counties.

(f) “Rural county” means a county that has a total population of less than 70,000 persons.

(g) “Self-hauler” means a business that hauls its own waste rather than contracting for that service and “self-haul” means to act as a self-hauler.

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