City junkyard accepting scrap gratis
October 19, 2017
The Sanitation Department announced it will be waiving fees for disposal of scrap metal for the next few weeks, ahead of a planned arrangement to remove salvageable scrap from the island next month.
Beginning last week at the recommendation of the Wrangell Assembly, the free disposal period will be running through November 11. People can bring their household scrap metal to the solid waste transfer station during that time without the usual disposal fee.
The decision follows news of a deal with Juneau-based salvaging firm Channel Construction, which will be bringing a barge to the island la...