Outdoor burning — See Ch. 84.
ARTICLE IDisposal (§ 163-1 — § 163-3)
ARTICLE IIRecycling (§ 163-4 — § 163-10)
§ 163-1Adoption of standards by reference.
§ 163-2Solid waste disposal operations.
§ 163-3Violations and penalties.
The provisions of the Solid Waste Disposal Standards adopted and published as Chapters NR 180 and 181 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code are hereby adopted and by reference made a part of this article as if fully set forth herein.
It shall be unlawful for any person, other than the town, to establish, maintain, conduct or operate a solid waste disposal operation in the Town of St. Joseph.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which fails to comply with the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $200 for each offense, together with the costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of such forfeiture and costs of prosecution shall be imprisoned in the county jail of St. Croix County until said forfeiture and costs are paid, but not to exceed 30 days for each violation. Each violation shall constitute a separate offense.
§ 163-5Statutory authority; adoption of county ordinance by reference.
§ 163-6Mandatory recycling.
§ 163-8Duties of haulers and recyclers.
§ 163-9Records and reports.
§ 163-10Violations and penalties.
The purpose of this article is to promote, regulate and require the separation, collection and processing of recyclable materials to the greatest extent feasible.
This article is enacted pursuant to W.S.A. s. 287.09(3)(b). The provisions of the St. Croix County Recycling Ordinance are adopted and made a part hereof by reference, except as otherwise provided herein.
Owners and occupants of single-family and multifamily residences and nonresidential facilities located within or conducting business in the Town of St. Joseph are required to separate and/or recycle from their solid waste those items identified in Sections 10, 11 and 12 of the St. Croix County Recycling Ordinance.
Definitions shall include, but not be limited to, those definitions included in the St. Croix County Recycling Ordinance.
All solid waste haulers or recyclers conducting business within the Town of St. Joseph must provide for collection of recyclable materials at least one time per month. All haulers or recyclers must register with the Town Clerk and file appropriate reports as listed in § 163-9. All haulers or recyclers must offer at least one volume-based pricing option. All haulers or recyclers must provide their customers with instructions on how to sort and package their recyclable materials. A copy of this information should be provided to the Town Clerk.
Any solid waste hauler or recycler registered by the Town of St. Joseph to collect any recyclable material in the town shall be required to maintain appropriate records for the town and to report, in writing, to the Town Clerk at least annually, by February 1 of each year, sufficient and accurate information and data related to the amount, weight and type of recyclable material, waste and other material collected in the town in the previous year. The information and data to be provided shall be sufficient in detail to allow the town to meet the recyclable material collection, compliance and data requirements established for the town in Chapter NR 544 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code or its successor chapter. The annual reports must be submitted on a form available from the Town Clerk.
This report shall specifically include amounts, types and weights for newspapers, corrugated paper, magazines, aluminum containers, steel and bimetal containers, plastic containers, glass containers and foam polystyrene packages. This report may include weight slips and a statement identifying how recyclable materials are processed and marketable and what, if any, material was rejected for processing.
All documents relating to recycling in the Town of St. Joseph shall be retained for a period of three years by the solid waste hauler or recycler and shall be available for review by town officials.