Ky. scrap ordinance would impose 20-day tag-and-hold

Nov 04, 2011 | 12:49 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap, ordinance, Faulkners Recycling, Simpson Recycling, Wise Recycling, Baker Iron & Metal, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A scrap ordinance set for a vote later this month has recyclers in one Kentucky county worried about the future of their businesses.

Montgomery County officials and the Mount Sterling City Council will vote Nov. 15 on an ordinance that would impose a 20-day tag-and-hold on material, as well as require recyclers to purchase an operating license, put up a $20,000 indemnity bond—which would be used to reimburse homeowners if it is later discovered that an item was stolen—and wait seven days to pay sellers.....

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