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Have something broken lying around your home, but not sure if you can recycle it? Or even what metal it is? Discover these common brass items around your home, and get paid to recycle at Metro Recycling!
Preventing metal theft is a top priority for Metro Recycling. Non-ferrous metals like copper and aluminum are the most commonly stolen metals across the country, although iron and steel are not exempt, reports the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). All 50 states have passed laws that combat metal theft and protect legitimate recycling facilities.
When you recycle household appliances, did you know the electric motor is a prime candidate for scrap recycling? Since electric motors are mostly comprised of metallic components, mainly copper and aluminum, they are almost 100% recyclable.
What better way is there to celebrate Valentine’s Day—and the whole month of love—than by showing your planet some love?
Do you ever wonder what happens to your scrap metals after you drop them off at a recycling center like Metro Recycling? Learn how your aluminum cans, copper pipes, and sheet iron are recycled and turned into something new
Did you know that scrap steel is the most recycled material in the world?
It’s almost time to host holiday gatherings and parties. All is merry and bright—until you realize you could be throwing cash in the trash!
The average person produces 4.40 pounds of household waste every day. Christmas lights, house wires, and phone wires are a plentiful source of copper that can be recycled.
Are you ready to discard an old appliance, such as a refrigerator, freezer, stove, or washing machine? Try recycling. You can avoid adding to landfills, reduce damaging emissions, and help protect the environment. Because large appliances contain a lot of steel, you can also get paid for recycling them.
Have you ever wondered what happens to old Betsy, your 1995 rusted, green escort wagon, when she has no more life to live? You’re not alone. Many people are unaware of what happens to their old or totaled cars or trucks when they are no longer fit for life on the road. The answer to this question is simple; Old Betsy is recycled.