Posted: May 22nd, 2012 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Good Recycling Practices, Scrap Metal Theft, Scrap Metal Threft, Urban Mining | Tags: British Columbia, Canadian Association of Recycling Industries, CARI, Instutute of Recycling Industries, metal purchases, Metal Theft Law, metal thief, money laundering, police, RCMP, scrap metal thief. Peel Scrap metal Recycling, Scrap Theft Alert, The Metal Dealers & Recyclers Act | No Comments »
Although we have already posted a couple of blogs concerning the problem of metal theft, a recent development in British Columbia has prompted us to revisit this issue.
Last November, the Province of British Columbia passed Canada’s first metal theft law. The new regulations were just signed-off by the lieutenant governor and will come into force on July 23rd, 2012. They will affect both metal dealers and recyclers, and also their customers.
Some of the key points of this legislation are as follows:
- Dealers must report their metal purchases daily to police