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Frequently Asked Questions about Scrap Metal Recycling

Frequently Asked Questions about Scrap Metal Recycling A lot of people are skeptical when it comes to scraping metal saying it’s a fraud or a scam. Before dismissing something, you need to research and get to know about it more. One you know how more about a certain subject, you get to put your guard [...]

By | 2017-05-16T09:03:46+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Interesting Scraps|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions about Scrap Metal Recycling

Does Recycling Scrap Metal Preserve Earth’s Natural Resources?

Does Recycling Scrap Metal Preserve Earth's Natural Resources? From cans to cars, scrap metal is everywhere. Did you know a single aluminum soda can takes 200-500 years to decompose? But if recycled, it's reused within 6 weeks! Everybody knows recycling is good for the environment. If you understood the benefits of recycling metal to preserve [...]

By | 2017-05-16T09:00:19+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Interesting Scraps|Comments Off on Does Recycling Scrap Metal Preserve Earth’s Natural Resources?

12 Things You Need to Know About Scrap Yards

12 Things You Need to Know About Scrap Yards Don’t be fooled by the stacked up discarded cars or appliances, bustling workers and busy forklifts, the humbling setting of a scrap yard rakes in billions of dollars every year in the United States alone. It is much cheaper for companies to create new metals from [...]

By | 2017-05-16T08:56:32+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Interesting Scraps, Scrap Metal Prices|Comments Off on 12 Things You Need to Know About Scrap Yards

The Importance of Aluminium

The Importance of Aluminium Did you know aluminium (or aluminum) is present in more than 270 minerals? It is lightweight and malleable and thus makes aluminium a popular metal that we use for day-to-day living. It's a multi-purpose metal, used for aluminium foil to wrap up leftovers to manufacturing home appliances. We use aluminium everywhere! The metal was made [...]

By | 2017-05-16T09:07:24+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Interesting Scraps, Scrap Metal Prices|Comments Off on The Importance of Aluminium

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Steel

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Steel According to the American Iron and Steel Institute, steel is the most commonly used metal in the entire world. It is most popular for its great strength and its recyclable benefits. Have you ever walked past a steel object and wondered, what exactly is steel, where does [...]

By | 2017-05-16T09:03:16+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Interesting Scraps|Comments Off on Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Steel

13 Ways to Recycle in South Florida

13 Ways to Recycle in South Florida Before you toss out your trash, pause and consider whether or not some of your trash is able to be used and repurposed. There may be valuables in your trash that can be either recycled or reused around your home. Metals, plastic, and paper from your discarded items [...]

By | 2017-05-16T08:59:05+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Interesting Scraps|Comments Off on 13 Ways to Recycle in South Florida

How To Identify Scrap Electronics

How To Identify Scrap Electronics Scrap electronic waste (e-waste) is a global epidemic. As awareness grows, governments have begun acknowledging the strain that e-waste is placing on our planet. As a result many governments have taken measures to curb the problem. We live in the age of digital dispensation, thus the amount of consumer electronic waste continues to grow. [...]

By | 2017-05-16T09:05:03+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Interesting Scraps|Comments Off on How To Identify Scrap Electronics

Metals Found in Household E-Waste

Metals Found in Household E-Waste Did you know that electronic devices can be packed with valuable metals. Additionally, nearly every electronic device contains gold, platinum, silver, palladium, and many other valuable metals. Moreover, one metric ton of electronic or e-waste generates up to 8-16 ounces of gold and gold is one of the most precious metals available. Gold [...]

By | 2017-05-16T09:05:41+00:00 August 21st, 2016|Interesting Scraps|Comments Off on Metals Found in Household E-Waste

13 Reasons to Recycle Your Washing Machine

13 Reasons to Recycle Your Washing Machine Do you have a washing machine that is more than a decade old? Of the 76 million washing machines used in the country today, 25 million are at least 10 years old and are considered e-waste. The washing machines manufactured before 2003 are relatively less efficient than the ones [...]

By | 2017-05-16T08:59:01+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Interesting Scraps|Comments Off on 13 Reasons to Recycle Your Washing Machine

The Proper Disposal of Electronic Waste

The Proper Disposal of Electronic Waste Computers, cell phones, TVs, blenders, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, and batteries are just some of the many electronic products and devices in your home. These devices are not indestructible; in fact, many are prone to malfunction or become outdated. The result is electronic waste. When your electronics need to [...]

By | 2017-05-16T09:09:53+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Interesting Scraps|Comments Off on The Proper Disposal of Electronic Waste