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What is Scrap Metal? Interesting Facts and Information about the Interesting World of Recycling Scrap Metals and Alloys.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]