TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
This agreement is entered into by the customer and the City of Richland Solid Waste Department, hereinafter, "the City."
1. The customer agrees to pay the current "Drop Box Container Service" rental fee rates as approved by Richland's City Council. See Drop Box Service Fees for current rates.
2. The customer understands and agrees that he/she shall be responsible for the doors of the container being latched and locked prior to collection. Failure to comply shall be grounds for the City to refuse hauling the container.
3. The customer understands and agrees that he/she shall be responsible for the proper loading of the container. Proper loading means that the load shall not exceed the capacity and/or legal weight restrictions for hauling, be evenly distributed and that all doors, lids, etc. shall be closed. Note, heavy items such as roofing materials, soil and concrete can quickly exceed weight limitations when the container is half full or less.
4. The customer understands and agrees that he/she is responsible for the contents of the container. Further, the customer expressly agrees and acknowledges that hazardous wastes, including but not limited to oils, paints, refrigerants, refrigerators, tires, materials containing asbestos, pressurized cylinders, batteries, etc. shall not be placed in the container. Questions about the collection of hazardous materials may be addressed by calling Benton County's Solid Waste department at (509) 736-3084.
5. The customer understands and agrees that he/she assumes responsibility for any damage to the container, less normal wear, from any act, intentional or negligent, committed by the customer, his/her employee(s) or agent(s).
6. Collection and/or removal may be requested using the online Drop Box form or by calling (509) 942-7597. Services will be scheduled based on availability and may take up to 3 days to occur.
7. The customer agrees to accept responsibility, and to indemnify and hold the City harmless, for any damages when upon the request of the customer or his/her employee(s) or agent(s) the container is placed upon private property at delivery. Further, the customer agrees to indemnify and hold the City harmless for any damages if the container is moved onto private property after delivery. Such damages as contemplated by this paragraph may include, but are not limited to, damage to grass, lawns or landscaping, driveways, eves of houses or buildings or other structures, overhanging branches from trees and shrubbery, overhead utility wires, etc.