N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 17-2101

As used in this title:


“Compost” means the biologically stable humus-like material derived from composting or the aerobic, thermophilic decomposition of organic matter.


“Fertilizer” means the same as “specialty fertilizer” as defined in Agriculture & Markets Law § 143 (Definitions)section one hundred forty-three of the agriculture and markets law.


“Lawn” or “non-agricultural turf” means any non-crop land area that is covered by any grass species. Lawn or non-agricultural turf does not mean flower or vegetable gardens, pasture, hayland, trees, shrubs, turf grown on turf farms, or any form of agricultural production.


“Phosphorus fertilizer” means fertilizer in which the available phosphate (P205) content is greater than 0.67 percent by weight, excluding compost.

Source: Section 17-2101 — Definitions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/17-2101 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

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