March 31, 2021

Are You Recycling Your Copper? Key Benefits to Know About

It is safe to say that most people are aware of the increasingly growing environmental issues surrounding waste disposal, today more than ever before.  And while both residents and companies are taking their recycling efforts to the next level to help combat this problem, when it comes to materials like copper,  many are left wondering how to handle disposing of it. So what do you do with things like old copper wire or piping? Recycle it! Yes, copper is an entirely recyclable metal that can offer an array of benefits…

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March 28, 2021

Metal Recycling: What Are The Benefits?

Due to the growing demands of Canadian government offices, which are pushing for more environmentally friendly practices, the metal recycling industry is booming. An estimate from the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries suggests that ~45% of the world’s yearly production of steel, 33% of aluminum, 40% copper is created by recycling scrap metal. Since there is constantly more and more efforts towards improving the recycling process, this is only going to go up as time goes on. Metal by itself makes up the largest part of the recycling industry. You…

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March 09, 2021

What Metals Are Recyclable?

We all know that some things can be recycled while others can not. It can lead to some confusion when it comes to recycling time, but a little education will clear it up. For those that remember their science classes, you’ll recall that there are many naturally occurring metals and alloys in the Earth that are used for various products. There are also many man made metals that are not found in nature. Regardless of their origin, some can be recycled while others can not.   One of the first…

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