However, that same year saw the world price of cocoa rise from £150 to £450 per ton.
The company gets $60 to $70 per ton of crushed car, she said.
As of October 2008, the price per short ton had declined to $111.50.
First year revenue came to $3,109 at 75 cents per ton.
Today, these costs are down to about $50 per ton, or half of what they would have been.
During the first five years of the contract, the city will not pay more than $48 per ton.
This was increased to 500 plants per ton in 1902.
Under the latest agreement, the rate will be cut to $2.85 per ton.
The result is a higher average cost of collection per ton.
Other reports from his family said it was only valued at $7 per ton.