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The Beginner’s Guide to Scrap Metal Recycling

Summer’s here, and many people are looking for ways to spend their free time and make a little extra money. Scrapping is one of the best ways to stay active, make money, and preserve the environment this summer. If you’re brand new to scrap metal recycling, now is the time to get involved. Here’s a

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How to Prepare Your Car or Truck for Scrapping

Recycling your old vehicle for scrap metal is a great way to get rid of the car, make money, and protect the environment. Knowing how to prep your car for scrap recycling can ensure that the process runs smoothly and that you get the most money for your old vehicle. 1. Get Your Paperwork Together

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What Happens When Scrap Metal Isn't Recycled
Metal Recycling

What Happens When Scrap Metal Isn’t Recycled?

Recycling scrap metal is a great way to make extra cash, preserve the environment, and clear out space on your property. However, not everyone who has scrap metal to spare knows about the importance of recycling their unwanted metals. Leaving metals to rot on your property or out on the corner for general collection is

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Metal Recycling

Scrap Metal Recycling Throughout Time

Scrap metal recycling may seem like a modern movement, but the practice is actually centuries old. Over the years, the recycling process has evolved into what we know today. However, the spirit of reusing unwanted metals matters more than modern conveniences. Let’s take a look at the earliest examples of metal recycling and how our

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Differences in Brass and Copper Scrap
Brass Metal Recycling

5 Ways to Distinguish Your Copper Scraps From Brass Scraps

Two of the most sought-after scraps for scrap metal recycling are brass and copper. However, to the untrained eye, it can be difficult to find the true difference between the two metals. When it comes to earning top dollar on a scrap metal collection that contains both brass and copper, you’ll want to make sure

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Can you recycle bullets and casings?
Brass Metal Recycling

Can You Recycle Bullets and Casings?

Texas is a state that is chock full of hunting and gun enthusiasts. While the love for firearms is strong in the Lonestar State, most people don’t really want used casings or unusable ammunition just lying around their property. Disposing of these items is dangerous because they are deemed explosives, and even in the right

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