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Recycling Tips

How to Celebrate Earth Day 2024 With Action Metals Recyclers

As the calendar turns to April, Dallas residents and businesses alike are gearing up for one of the most important environmental celebrations of the year – Earth Day on April 22nd. This annual event, which began in 1970, serves as a powerful reminder of our collective responsibility to protect and preserve our planet for future

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Metal Recycling

Can You Recycle Brake Rotors?

The short answer is, yes! Brake rotors are an excellent source of scrap metal that can be recycled for cash at our Dallas recycling center.    Made primarily of iron, brake rotors also contain small amounts of other metals like copper, nickel, chromium, and molybdenum. By properly prepping your old brake rotors for recycling, you

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Recycling Tips

How to Recycle Stainless Steel Scrap

Stainless steel is found in many household and business items, from kitchenware to industrial equipment. While durable, these items eventually wear out or become obsolete. Rather than throwing old stainless steel in the trash, recycling it can provide extra income. With proper preparation, your stainless steel scraps can fetch top dollar at metal recycling facilities

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Scrap Metal

How to Tidy Up and Cash In With a Scrap Metal Audit

As a business owner, you likely have excess or obsolete scrap metal piling up around your facilities. Old equipment, spent tooling, leftover materials from jobs – it all adds up over time.    While it may seem easier to let the scrap metal accumulate, a regular scrap metal audit can help you reclaim valuable space

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Preparing Your Radiator for Scrap Metal Recycling

Radiators are common items that often end up in scrap yards when they fail or need to be replaced. Their copper and aluminum materials can be quite valuable as scrap metal. If you have an old radiator to get rid of, it’s easy to prepare it for recycling and receive some cash in return.   

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Brass Metal Recycling

Why Should You Take Advantage of Brass Recycling?

Brass is a versatile metal alloy composed primarily of copper and zinc. It is commonly used in plumbing fixtures, musical instruments, ammunition casings, and decorations. With its bright gold color and durability, brass has become popular in many industries.    However, brass production requires mining for copper and zinc and energy-intensive smelting processes. While many

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