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Attachment #1 to Change Order #7 BLANKET CONTRACT #B32125 4/1/99 through 6/30/2000 Page 1 of 4 C:\convert\temp\442480297.doc TOTAL RECLAIM, INC. PO BOX 24996 Seattle, WA 98124 PH: (206) 343-7443 FAX: (206) 343-7445 WHITE GOODS COLLECTION AND PROCESSING TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMEN..

Attachment #1 to Change Order #7


    4/1/99 through 6/30/2000


    PO BOX 24996

    Seattle, WA 98124

    PH: (206) 343-7443

    FAX: (206) 343-7445



    (1) The contractor and its subcontractors shall collect, transport and process white goods generated

    by the City’s white goods recycling program. White goods are large domestic appliances which

    include stoves, ranges, refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, air conditioners, hot

    water heaters, heat pumps and garbage disposal units. They do not include florescent fixtures or

    furnaces containing asbestos.

    The contractor shall also accept chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and other atmospheric gas cylinders

    and other materials that contain CFCs, such as vending machines and water coolers.

    (2) The contractor shall collect white goods from the City’s two recycling and disposal stations on

    alternate days, during business hours. The contractor shall be available for pick-ups Monday

    through Friday. Upon mutual agreement between the City and the contractor, collection

    frequency may increase to once per day or decrease to twice per week, depending upon the

    volume of white goods generated.

    Location of the City’s recycling and disposal stations (transfer stations):

    South Recycling & Disposal Station North Recycling & Disposal Station ndth8100 2 Avenue South 1350 North 34 Street

    Seattle, WA Seattle, WA

    All white goods shall be accepted “as-is”. The City will make a good faith effort to ensure that

    excess garbage is removed from the appliances prior to collection. Any excess garbage found in

    the collected white goods by the contractor may be returned to the recycling and disposal

    facilities for disposal.

    (3) The contractor shall accept white goods from the following specified large charitable

    organizations whose businesses are located within the City of Seattle. Collection/delivery

    schedule of white goods shall be determined by the contractor and charitable organization. The

    City will pay for the collection and processing costs of white goods generated by charitable

    organizations up to the following ceilings:

    Charity Phone Annual Ceiling

    Salvation Army (206) 587-0503 800 CFC-appliances

    Goodwill (206) 329-1000 300 appliances

    St. Vincent de Paul (206) 367-3044 100 CFC-appliances

    Union Gospel Mission (206) 723-5700 50 CFC-appliance

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    (4) The contractor shall accept white goods delivered directly from the following four City-sponsored

    programs. The City will pay for the processing costs of all white goods delivered by these

    programs to the contractor.

    Program Hauler

    Neighborhood Clean ups Conservation Corps and Waste Management

    Illegal Dumping Seattle Engineering Department

    Bulky Item Pick-Up U.S. Disposal and General Disposal

    Seattle Housing Authority Seattle Housing Authority

    (5) Upon collection or receipt of white goods, the contractor shall provide a receipt to the generator

    indicating the numbers of appliances collected/received. The receipt shall be signed by both the

    contractor and generator. Copies of these receipts shall also be made available to the City.

(6) The contractor shall recover and recycle the CFCs, including CFC-11, -12, -22, -114 and 502,

    contained in refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and other white goods. Once recovered and

    recycled, the contractor shall reclaim or dispose of the refrigerants in compliance with applicable

    federal, state and local laws, regulations, rules and orders.

    The contractor shall also remove all PCB-capacitors, compressors, compressor oil and mercury

    switches found in the white goods and dispose of them in compliance with applicable federal,

    state and local laws, regulations, rules and orders.

    (7) The contractor shall recycle all scrap metal through a scrap metal recycler, possessing all

    necessary permits, licenses and other governmental approvals. Scrap metal shall not be

    landfilled unless contaminated with oil or other materials deemed unacceptable by the

    contractor’s scrap metal recycler.

(8) Charges to the City for collecting/receiving and processing:

    Contractor Generator

    Collects Delivers

    Household refrigerators, freezers, air

    conditioners and other CFC-items $22.61/unit $20.47/unit

    All other white goods $3.21/unit $1.61/unit

    Gas cylinders $29.03/unit $29.03/unit

    Commercial refrigerators, freezers

    and air conditioners $63.27/unit $56.85/unit

    Compressors $12.98/unit $12.98/unit

    Contractor’s days and hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am 4:30 pm

    Payment terms: Net 30 days

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    (9) Liquidated damages shall be assessed after the contractor receives one written notification per

    recycling and disposal station for late collection of the white goods. Liquidated damages shall be

    assessed in the amount of $50 per station per day, starting the second day after a collection is


    (10) The contractor shall bill the City on a monthly basis for the total number of white goods received.

    The invoice shall state where the collected white goods were processed. The contractor shall also

    separately list each program that is being paid by the City and whose white goods are collected

    by/delivered to the contractor. These programs include Neighborhood Clean-Ups, Illegal

    Dumping, Bulky Item Pick-Up, Seattle Housing Authority, Salvation Army, Goodwill, St.

    Vincent de Paul and Union Gospel Mission.

    (11) Within sixty (60) days of renewing the contact, the contractor shall provide the City with a

    procedures manual that explains how and where the contractor will:

    a. Capture and dispose of/reclaim CFCs;

    b. Handle refrigerators that contain ammonia or sulfur dioxide;

    c. Dispose of capacitors, compressors, compressor oil, and mercury switches found in the

    white goods;

    d. Recycle the scrap metal; and

    e. Respond to spills.

    (12) Upon request, the contractor shall provide the City with a report and copies of signed receipts

    from designated facilities that receive wastes derived from the white goods. Records and receipts

    shall contain the following information (to the contractor’s best estimation):

    a. Amount (by weight) of CFCs recovered and recycled at the contractor’s facility;

    b. Amount (by weight) and percentage of the recovered CFCs reclaimed, per shipment or

    batch (plus the place of reclamation);

    c. Amount (by weight) and percentage of the recovered CFCs disposed of, per shipment or

    batch (plus the manner and place of disposal);

    d. Dates of reclamation or disposal;

    e. Dates of shipment (if sent off-site);

    f. Amount (by volume or weight) of PCB-capacitors and mercury switches disposed (plus

    the manner and place of disposal);

    g. Amount (by volume) of compressor oil disposed (plus the manner and place of disposal);


    h. Amount (by units or weight) of scrap metal recycled (plus the manner and place of


    (13) The contractor shall advise the City immediately of any change in the contractor’s or

    subcontractor’s regulatory or compliance status, and of any notice of violation, citation,

    administrative order, court order, judgement, or other regulatory or endorsement action initiated

    against the contractor or subcontractor by any governmental agency or entity. The contractor and

    all subcontractors shall fully cooperate with the City in its investigation of any permitting or

    compliance matter. The City may at any time terminate the contract arising from this bid, based

    on the City’s evaluation of the regulatory compliance or safety record of the contractor.

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(14) No subcontractors shall be used without prior written approval by the City.

    (15) The City and the contractor shall meet every six months, at a minimum, to review the terms of

    the contract and the contractor’s performance.

    (16) The City reserves the right to visit the contractor’s and subcontractors’ processing facilities at

    any time during the duration of the contract. The City is not liable for any incorrect processing

    procedures discovered during such visits. The City also reserves the right to review all financial

    records and other records, permits, licenses and other governmental approvals during the

    duration of the contract.

    (17) Employees of the contractor and subcontractors shall have all training as required by federal,

    state and local laws, regulations, rules and orders for the tasks to be performed under this


    (18) The contractor shall have all necessary permits, licenses and other governmental approval for its

    facility, equipment and all other aspects of business operations.

    (19) The contractor and its subcontractors shall provide the services in full compliance with all

    applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and orders of all governmental agencies and

    entities, including but not limited to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department

    of Transportation, U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration, Washington Department

    of Ecology, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, Washington Department of

    Transportation, Washington Department of Labor and Industries, Puget Sound Air Pollution

    Control Agency, Seattle-King County Department of Public Health and other local health

    departments and fire departments, as applicable.

    (20) Continuation of this contract is contingent upon maintenance of Liability Insurance as described

     by “Requirements For Insurance,” Form B, attached, and insurance coverage of at least

    $1,000,000.00 for sudden and accidental pollution liability. The current insurance documents on

    file with Purchasing Services indicate the contractor’s commercial general and automobile

    liability policies expire July 1, 1996 and pollution liability policy expired November 10,1995.

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