Specifications include, but are not limited to: removal and recycling of the following waste
material – Scrap Metal; a. Scrap Metal – includes white goods (large appliances, such as
refrigerators, freezers, wall mounted air-conditioners, stoves, washing
machines, etc.) and other waste metals generated through small
maintenance & construction / demolition projects. Scrap Metal does not
include engines, gear boxes, or enclosed tanks / vessels, which contain
chemicals or lubricants.
b. Lead – acid battery – a secondary cell battery, which contains lead and an
electrolyte. Lead – acid batteries are commonly used to start trucks,
automobiles and other motorized vehicles but are also used in other
devices which require an electrical current for operation.
c. Gross ton equals 2,240 pounds.
d. Net ton equals 2,000 pounds; The average annual net tonnage of scrap metal generated – 267. ; The bid price for lead-acid batteries shall be based on current market pricing.; The average net tonnage of lead acid batteries generated – 4,000 lbs.