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Invitation to Bid


Rutherford County is currently requesting proposals for metal recycling that is presently being stored at the Rutherford County Central Landfill. Proposals will be accepted at the Finance Department at the Rutherford County Office Building, 289 North Main Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139 until 9:00 AM, May 15, 2015.and then opened and read aloud. All bids must be labeled BIDS METAL RECYCLING Attn. Paula Roach. A copy of the specifications may be found on the County website under Solid Waste Department at www.rutherfordcountync.gov.




1.     The metal will be weighed by the ton and Rutherford County will receive a percentage of the market value price at the time it is removed from the Landfill. The percentage will be determined by Rutherford County once the proposals are reviewed.


2.    The bid shall be submitted for only the metal that is presently at the Rutherford County Central Landfill and should be picked up/removed by June 12, 2015.


3.     By state law, the person/company removing CFCs must provide certification that they meet or are qualified to remove CFCs. Appliances must be degassed on the premises and a record of CFCs removed must be provided to Rutherford County.


4.     Payment must be received by Rutherford County within 30 days following removal of metal from the landfill.


5.     The metal recycling trucks will be weighed in and out on Rutherford County scales.


6.    Rutherford County’s metal storage yard must be swept for loose debris following completion of job.


7.    The successful bidder must provide proof that the company meets any state requirements for insurance and certifications.


8.     The metal recycling company will be responsible for overweight tickets.


9.     Rutherford County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.