Schnitzer faces end of subsidy in Hawaii

Sep 18, 2012 | 12:41 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  Schnitzer Steel, Hawaii tipping fee, scrap metal, auto shredder, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. is facing the loss of a Hawaiian recycling subsidy as the Honolulu City Council considers a bill that would eliminate the discount.

The bill would terminate a recycling residue discount giving commercial recyclers a 50-percent reduction in tipping fees at city landfills. Tipping fees are currently $81 per ton, according to the bill.....

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