Any garbage, refuse, including without limitation recyclable materials when they become discarded, or sludge from a waste treatment plant, water treatment plant, or air pollution control facility, and any other discarded materials, including solid, liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, and agricultural operations, and from community activities.
As defined under RCRA, any solid, semi-solid, liquid, or contained gaseous materials discarded from industrial, commercial, mining, or agricultural operations, and from community activities. Solid waste includes garbage, construction debris, commercial refuse, sludge from water supply or waste treatment plants, or air pollution control facilities, and other discarded materials. Solid Waste Management Facility: Any disposal or resource recovery system; any system, program, or facility for resource conservation; any facility for the treatment of solid wastes.
non-liquid, non gaseous category of waste from non-toxic household and commercial sources.