If you are preparing your scrap metal for the yard, it’s important to be familiar with the Hawaii Scrap Metal Laws. While they may change occasionally, it’s good to be aware of what to expect when visiting your local yard. Hawaii has some basic scrap laws in place, so we’ve outline some of them. The iScrap App wants to help you understand what to expect when recycling your metal, so we have a summary of Hawaii laws below. These are basic laws that are important to know if you are a scrapper. We also have a detailed breakdown of more specific laws in the link below.
Summary of Hawaii Scrap Laws:
Sign Document: Scrap sellers in Hawaii are required to sign a document saying they have not been convicted of theft of scrap metal.
Photos & Video: Photo and video evidence of the scrap transactions must be kept on record at the scrap yard.
Payment Restrictions: Scrap yards in Hawaii are required to pay for the material by check mailed to the address of the license ID of the seller or picked up by the seller when copper or beer kegs are recycled.
Copper Restrictions: Any scrap copper sold to a Hawaii scrap yard has to be sold with the copy of a contractor’s license. And the yard has to inform the law enforcement.
NMVTIS Record: If a seller is recycling a vehicle, the scrap yard is required to record the vehicle ID in the NMVTIS (National Motor Vehicle Title Information System).
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