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A. Commercial generators located adjacent to one another or sharing a solid waste enclosure may share trash, recyclables, glass or organics.

B. Commercial generators shall ensure that trash is not commingled with recyclables, glass materials, or organics whether directly provided or handled through contracts for housekeeping and janitorial services.

C. Commercial generators shall provide employee, occupant, tenant, housekeeping and janitorial training with materials provided by Summit County at a frequency needed to effectively prevent recyclables and glass from being mixed with trash but no less than annually; training shall also be provided within thirty (30) days of occupancy or start date for any new employee, occupant, tenant, housekeeping or janitorial staff.

D. Commercial generators shall maintain written records of solid waste collection services and training activities.

E. Commercial generators shall provide bins in accordance with the following requirements for the collection of recyclables to employees, occupants, tenants, and the general public wherever trash bins are located in common areas:

1. Bins for the collection of commingled recyclables shall be located proximal to trash bins;

2. Bins for the collection of glass are optional except a commercial business that serves beverages primarily in bottles or glass, including, but not limited to, restaurants, bars, taverns, and tap houses, shall be required to recycle glass in addition to other recycle services;

3. Commingled recyclables, glass and organics bins shall be sized and serviced with a frequency that prevents recyclables, glass, and organics from being mixed with trash;

4. Each bin shall include a label identifying acceptable and unacceptable materials provided by Summit County and affixed by the commercial generator; and

5. Hotels and motels shall provide bins for the collection of commingled recyclables without glass in each individual unit made available for overnight lodging. Bins for glass are optional.

F. Nothing in this section prohibits a person from constructing an approved private trash enclosure upon such person's property (and not upon public property); provided, that legal vehicular access for solid waste collection is available. All necessary development and building permits must be obtained prior to the construction of the approved private trash enclosure as set forth in part B of this chapter. (Ord. 25, Series 2022)