Borough of Waterford, PA
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Waterford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Nuisances — See Ch. 169.
Sewers — See Ch. 201.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 220.
[Adopted 9-12-2011 by Ord. No. 02-2011]

§ 216-1 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON
Includes any individual, cooperative, enterprise, corporation, association, institution, municipality, municipal authority, agency, or other legal entity whatsoever which is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties. In any provisions of this article prescribing a fine, imprisonment or penalty, or any combination of the foregoing, the term "person" shall include the officers and directors of any corporation or other legal entity having officers and directors.

§ 216-2 Dropoff site.

All recyclables shall be placed in bins located at 230 High Street, Waterford, Pennsylvania, for collection by private collector. There is no need to separate items as all recyclables can be put in any recyclable bin at the site. See § 216-3 for items that are recyclable.

§ 216-3 Mandatory recycling.

Every person shall separate the following recyclable materials from any other garbage or refuse resulting from the operation of residential, municipal, commercial or institutional establishments and from community activities and place them in bins supplied by the Borough for collection as described in § 216-2:
A. 
Clean glass containers.
B. 
Clean aluminum containers.
C. 
Clean tin/metal containers.
D. 
Clean plastic bottles/jugs/jars marked with Nos. 1 through 7 (see § 216-4 for items not allowable with Nos. 1 through 7 on them).
E. 
Corrugated cardboard (folded flat).
F. 
Newspaper (including all types of inserts delivered in subscription and promotional newspapers).
G. 
Magazines.
H. 
Periodicals.
I. 
Junk mail.
J. 
Hard-covered books (must remove the hard covers).

§ 216-4 Nonrecyclable items.

It shall be unlawful to deliver to the Borough recycling bins any materials other than those designated as recyclable materials. Items which are not permitted to be recycled include:
A. 
Any item not listed above in § 216-3.
B. 
Any item listed in § 216-3 that has not been cleaned.
C. 
Styrofoam (this includes Styrofoam with Nos. 1 through 7 mark).
D. 
Large plastic items such as lawn chairs, plastic curtains, curtain rods, etc.
E. 
Large and small pieces of plexiglass or car windows.
F. 
Any wooden items.
G. 
Large pieces of metal.

§ 216-5 Enforcement.

Waterford Borough Council is authorized and directed to enforce this article. The Borough Council is authorized to establish reasonable regulations as to the manner, days and times for the dropoff of materials required to be recycled hereunder, in accordance with the terms hereof. The Borough Council may change, modify, repeal, or amend any portion of said regulations at any time.

§ 216-6 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any provision of this article shall be subject to a penalty not to exceed:
A. 
Fine for the first offense: $100.
B. 
Fine for each offense after the first: $300.