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Rule §330.211 Approved Containers

Published: 2015

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All solid waste containing food wastes shall be stored in covered or closed containers that are leakproof, durable, and designed for safe handling and easy cleaning.   (1) Nonreusable containers. Nonreusable containers shall be of suitable strength to minimize animal scavenging or rupturing during collection operations.   (2) Reusable containers. Reusable containers must be maintained in a clean condition so that they do not constitute a nuisance and to retard the harborage, feeding, and propagation of vectors.     (A) All containers to be emptied manually must be capable of being serviced without the collector coming into physical contact with the solid waste.     (B) Containers to be mechanically handled must be designed to prevent spillage or leakage during storage, handling, or transport.

Source Note: The provisions of this §330.211 adopted to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2502