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Scrap Metal

How to Prep Your Appliances for Scrap Metal Recycling

Stoves, washing machines, and dishwashers are household staple electronics with a daunting shelf life. When the time comes to trash or replace these items, many people leave them on the curb during a local waste reclamation week.   While this is a legal act of getting rid of such large appliances, curb pick-ups ultimately leave

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Copper Metal Recycling

Recycling Tips for Cashing in on Your Copper Wires’

When recycling scrap metals, some people tend to focus on bulk collections of aluminum cans or recycling large appliances and car batteries. Sure, these will all help you turn a profit at a reliable scrap metal recycling center, but they aren’t where the big bucks lie.   If making money on scrap metal is your

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Scrap Metal

The New Technologies Changing the Scrap Metal Industry

Scrap metal collection and sales have been around for decades, but advancements in technology are changing the way the industry operates. From new ways of collecting scrap metal to innovative selling methods, these technologies are revolutionizing the scrap metal industry. Read on for some of the innovations changing how we collect and sell scrap metal.

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Recycling Tips

Should You Recycle Your Old Car Batteries?

Your car battery reliably charges your car up and gets you where you need to go.  However, an unfortunate truth about car batteries is that they eventually run out of juice, leaving you with a hunk of metal and chemicals rotting on your property. So, is car battery recycling at a scrap metal facility your

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Recycling Tips

Home Tips for Making the Most of Your Aluminum Cans

Canned goods are a staple in nearly every household pantry. Yet, most people don’t realize that their used aluminum and tin containers can expand their income through a home-implemented recycling effort. Recycling metals at home is so much more than dropping off your cans In the recycling bin. If you’re ready to benefit from your

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Scrap Metal

7 Ways to Make Sure You Get Top Dollar for Your Scrap Metals

Metal scrapping is a fun hobby that can be quite lucrative when you put your energy and know-how into it. Collecting scrap metal and selling it to a local scrapyard is environmentally friendly, too.  Here are seven of the best ways to make sure you get the most money for scrap metal. 1. Know Your

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