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  40.153.  Definitions. — As used in sections 64.460 to 64.487, the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Ashes", the residue from the burning of wood, coal, coke, or other combustible materials;

  (2)  "Garbage", putrescible animal and vegetable wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking, and consumption of food;

  (3)  "Refuse", all putrescible and nonputrescible solid wastes (except body wastes) including garbage, rubbish, ashes, street cleanings, dead animals, abandoned automobiles, and solid market and industrial wastes;

  (4)  "Rubbish", nonputrescible solid wastes, excluding ashes, consisting of both combustible and noncombustible wastes, such as paper, cardboard, tin cans, yard clippings, wood, glass, bedding, crockery, and similar materials.


(L. 1955 p. 348 § 1)

(1966) County option dumping ground law does not make operation of a dumping or disposal ground or area without first applying for and obtaining a license a punishable offense.  State v. McClary (A.), 399 S.W.2d 597.

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