Law:Division 33. Glass Contamination (California)

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Chapter 1. The Clean Glass Recycling Act Of 1990

Article 1. Title And Definitions

Ca Codes (prc:70000-70001) Public Resources Code Section 70000-70001



70000. This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Clean Glass Recycling Act of 1990.


70001. "Beverage or food container" means packaging of finished products which contain food or drink items for retail sale.


Article 2. Ceramic Glass Use

Ca Codes (prc:70020) Public Resources Code Section 70020



70020. On or after January 1, 1991, it is unlawful to sell, manufacture, or distribute glass beverage or glass food containers which, as part of the product, bear or are attached to ceramic materials. This section does not apply to ceramic enamels used for decorating or labeling glass beverage containers or other glass containers, or to special edition or holiday season distilled spirit containers which are not intended for disposal and are intended to be retained as collectors' items.


Article 3. Penalties

Ca Codes (prc:70030-70031) Public Resources Code Section 70030-70031



70030. In addition to other applicable civil or criminal penalties, any person convicted of a violation of this chapter is guilty of an infraction, which is punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) per day that the violation continues. Each day of violation is a separate offense.


70031. (a) Any person who violates this chapter is subject to a civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) per day for each day that the violation continues. (b) The city attorney or district attorney in whose jurisdiction the violation occurs, or the Attorney General, may petition the superior court to impose, assess, and recover the civil penalties provided in this section. (c) The penalties under this section are in addition to any other applicable civil or criminal penalties.


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