- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 46. Water, Air, Energy, and Environmental Conservation
- Chapter 6. Recycling and Reduction of Litter
- Section 150. Definitions.
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AS 46.06.150. Definitions.
In this chapter,
- (1) "beverage container" means the individual, separate, sealed glass, metal or plastic bottle, can, jar or carton
containing beer or other malt beverages or carbonated soft drinks, in liquid form;
- (2) "commissioner" means the commissioner of environmental conservation;
- (3) "degradable" means a characteristic of a material that allows the material to be broken down by biological, chemical,
photochemical, or other physical processes
- (A) within two years upon exposure to natural elements; and
- (B) to a particle size and chemical composition that may be assimilated harmlessly and aesthetically into the environment
without producing a residue or by-product determined by the department to be hazardous;
- (4) "department" means the Department of Environmental Conservation;
- (5) "litter" means all waste material including disposable packages or containers disposed of in a manner prohibited by AS
, but does not include the wastes of the primary processes of mining or other extraction process, logging, sawmilling,
farming, or manufacturing;
- (6) "litter bag" means a bag, sack or other container made of any material which is large enough and suitable to serve as
a receptacle for litter inside a vehicle or vessel;
- (7) "public place" means public or private property that is used or held out for use by the public, whether owned or
operated by public or private interests, including but not limited to highways or other roads upon which vehicles are
moved, parks, campgrounds, trailer parks, drive-in and fast food restaurants, gasoline service stations, marinas, boat
launching areas, boat moorage and fueling stations, public and private piers, beaches, bathing areas, school grounds,
sporting event sites with seating capacity for more than 200 spectators, business district sidewalks, parking lots for
taverns, shopping centers and grocery stores, and other parking lots if they have a capacity for more than 50 vehicles;
- (8) "vehicle" means a mechanically driven device of any kind that is used for the transportation of a person or property
on a public highway, trail, or path;
- (9) "vessel" means all descriptions of watercraft used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on the water.
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