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Re: [greenyes] recycling transportation permits
Aloha Sharon,

On Maui there is no such fee, we already have too many barriers to expanding
the recycling rate.  Why is there interest in requiring a permit for
transportation of recyclables at all?

Shaun Stenshol
Maui Recycling Service
Bio-Beetle Rental Car
Maui Green Energy

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Sharon_Gates@no.address>
To: <greenyes@no.address>
Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2003 7:40 AM
Subject: [greenyes] recycling transportation permits

> The City of Long Beach requires a permit for the transportation of refuse
> in the city.  I am researching the possibility of requiring a similar
> permit for the transportation of recycling.  Does anyone know of a
> jurisdiction that requires such a permit?  The refuse transportation
> permit fee is a percentage of the hauler's gross receipts (for business
> within the City).  In order to encourage recycling, we would obviously
> want to charge less for transportation of recyclables than for hauling the
> same tonnage as refuse.  What other issues should we be looking at?  I'd
> love to hear about anybody's experience or thoughts on this issue.
> Thanks,
> Sharon Gates
> Recycling Specialist
> City of Long Beach, California
> 562/570-4694

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