The following contains the exact language (italicized) currently found in a standard commercial Waste Management contract specifically related to recycling services.  In addition to excerpts from the contractual agreement, we will follow up with a plain-language interpretation.

RECYCLING SERVICES. The following shall apply to fiber and non-fiber recyclables (“Recyclable Materials”) and recycling services.  [Plain English:  Fiber is typically defined as paper and paper-like items such as cardboard, magazines, newspaper, office paper, etc.  Non-fiber is generally considered everything else that might be able to be recycled such as aluminum, plastics and in some limited fashion, glass]