What is a bear resistant container or dumpster?

Certified bear resistant containers or dumpsters meet the "minimum structural design standards" published by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC) in 1989 or has successfully passed the testing program and protocols recited in the Bear Resistant Products Testing Program (October 2005). LDR Section 5.1.3 also details the specifications for a Bear-Resistance Building, Enclosure or Fencing. 

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1. What is a bear resistant container or dumpster?
2. How do I obtain a certified bear resistant container?
3. Does this regulation apply to my recycling bins?
4. Do I have to buy new containers if I take my garbage to the Transfer Station?
5. Do I have to use bear resistant containers during the winter months?
6. What happens if I do not use a bear resistant container?
7. What should I do if there is damage to my bear resistant containers and the lid does not latch properly?