Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-18.16
Newspaper Recyclability

SECTION 23-18.16-2

§ 23-18.16-2. Definitions.

(a) "Annual rate" means the percentage of post consumer material over total paper purchased by any person, from January 1 to December 31 of each year.

(b) "Department" means the department of environmental management.

(c) "Director" means the director of the department of environmental management.

(d) "Person" means any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, or organization of any kind whatsoever.

(e) "Post consumer material" shall be defined in rules and regulations adopted by the department of environmental management and after review of guidelines established by the federal environmental protection agency.

(f) "Publication" means any newspaper printed, published, or produced in Rhode Island.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 36, § 1.)