materials that can be readily separated from the waste stream and collected for use as a substitute for ìvirginî (new) raw materials in a manufacturing process.
Materials that can be reprocessed and used to make new products.
Post-use materials that can be recycled for the original purpose, or for the different purposes.
Solid waste and designated solid waste materials that are lawfully capable of being recycled and are specified as such in pertinent laws and regulations of the United States and the State of North Carolina.
Materials generated by residences and commercial, municipal and institutional establishments which are specified by a municipality and can be separated from municipal waste and returned to commerce to be reused as a resource in the development of useful products. Recyclable materials may include, but are not limited to, clear glass, colored glass, aluminum, steel and bimetal cans, high grade office paper, newsprint, corrugated cardboard, leaf waste, plastics and any other items selected by a municipality or specified in future revisions to Act 101.