HOW MUCH IS SCRAP METAL WORTH?
How much is scrap metal worth?
On: Oct 21, 2019
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Almost every metal can be recycled without losing its quality, and this makes scrap metal recycling very popular and very profitable. It’s simply a lot more cost-effective to reuse materials we already have than to mine and process new ones. Not to mention that it’s better for the environment as well. Reduced mining leads to […]
Best Examples of Recycled Metals
Best Examples of Recycled Metals
On: Oct 7, 2019
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In a world where every little battle in the fight for a good environment counts, recycling becomes one of the most important issues all around. With the resources draining and manufacturing being one of the biggest causes of global warming, recycling is now one of the biggest priorities for disposing of trash. Scrap metal recycling […]
6 everyday items you can get paid to recycle
6 Everyday Items You Can Get Paid to Recycle
On: Sep 6, 2019
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We all know that recycling is good for the environment, but not everyone knows that it can also be good for our wallets. Some materials just get picked up by a designated company on a regular basis during the rubbish collection. But there are certain items that you can collect and sell later on to […]
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What to do with electronic waste?
On: Sep 3, 2019
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With the climate becoming an increasingly big issue in the world nowadays, there is a big push all around for a more sustainable way of life. People have come up with many means of achieving that, from reducing the amount of meat they consume to cleaning the home with natural ingredients, but by far the […]
how many times can scrap be recycled
How many times can scrap be recycled?
On: Jul 24, 2019
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Recycling is good for the environment, we all know that. But what many people don’t know is that not all recyclable materials can actually be used to create new items. While glass can be recycled over and over again without changing its properties, plastic and paper can be reused only a couple of times. The […]
the biggest challenges of recycling scrap metal
The biggest challenges of recycling scrap metal
On: Jul 4, 2019
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Recycling metal is not only very beneficial for the environment, but it can also help cut down on production costs. Metals can be recycled time after time without losing much in quality. Therefore, old, unnecessary metal products can be collected and remade into completely new ones without the need for mining the materials. Why is […]
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More than meets the eye – creative uses of scrap metal
On: May 14, 2019
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By now everyone has heard about recycling and probably implements it into their daily life to some degree. For decades, as a society, we’ve mass-produced tons of goods which ended up as an equally huge amount of waste. Recycling is a good way for people to have an actual impact on the world and be […]
pots made of metal cans with plants
Metal Objects that are Perfect for Repurposing
On: May 8, 2019
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We live in a culture of consumerism. We were taught by our parents to sew holes in our clothes, make a laundry with vinegar to stop the colours from fading out and to carry around an old plastic bag to always be prepared for some shopping. An yet, the new trends of “take and throw […]
recycling metal is better for the environment than you might think
Recycling metal is better for the environment than you might think
On: May 8, 2019
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Metal is constantly in demand in the modern world and this situation is not likely to change anytime soon. However, mining can carry serious consequences for the environment and local habitat. Reducing these risks is therefore important for a better future for our society and the world as a whole. Environmental costs of mining Metal […]
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How to Properly Recycle and Why Is It So Important to Do So?
On: Feb 6, 2019
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Global warming is becoming an issue of international prominence, that’s why governments around the world have increased funding for research pertaining to clean energy and recycling. So, if you haven’t been keeping up with what can be recycled over the last few years, you are probably doing it wrong, and some garbage ends in landfills […]
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle- Metals
On: Jan 2, 2019
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Have you ever thought about what to do with metal scraps like cans or aluminum foil? The majority of our metal waste is in the form of our pets food cans. Also, soda cans and canned food such as chicken broth or vegetables came in, but those are the minority. Some of you probably know, […]
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Scrap metal tips for your scrapyard or small business
On: Dec 7, 2018
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If you are interested in selling scrap, however, you have never done it, then it might seem difficult for you at the beginning. Especially not knowing what price you should receive for your collected scrap. You need to gain the knowledge to know what to sell, when to sell, and what steps you can take […]
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Is scrapyard a business that’s worth millions?
On: Oct 5, 2018
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Generally, a good businessman is characterised as an individual that can generate profit quick and ideally, invest it back into the company. But there are also those that are willing to wait for the return on the investment. There’s no one proven definition on how to get successful, but there’s one undeniable fact – scrapyards […]
surprisingly valuable junk
Surprisingly valuable junk
On: Sep 6, 2018
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Though most of us wouldn’t expect to find any hidden gems within garbage piles on junkyards, the truth is quite the opposite. Though most of us dispose of items that can no longer be used, that doesn’t mean all of their elements are completely void of use and value. If you know what to look […]
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Landfills and junkyards are not the same
On: Aug 10, 2018
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Though the terms “landfill” and “junkyard” are often used interchangeably, their purpose is actually quite different. Many people assume landfills are just a place to dump metals, plastics, car parts, and other types of scrap, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Compared to a junkyard, a landfill is a far more forward-thinking solution […]