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Love Your Planet and Recycle!

What better way is there to celebrate Valentine’s Day—and the whole month of love—than by showing your planet some love?

How are scrap metals recycled?

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

Recycling Scrap Steel

Did you know that scrap steel is the most recycled material in the world?

Recycling Creates Jobs

Everyone knows recycling helps safeguard the environment. But did you know it helps the economy, too?

Recycling Aluminum Cans

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!

Recycling Large Appliances: Refrigerator, Stove, Washing Machine and More

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.

Car and Truck Recycling: What it is, Why it's beneficial and How it works.

Have you heard that Metro Recycling is now picking up your scrap cars? Have you ever wondered what happens to your old faithful car or truck after it lands in one of our yards?  Then this blog is for you.  Buckle up as we drive through the process of car and truck recycling! 

Approximately 12-15 million cars and trucks reach the end of their useful lives each year. These cars and trucks have one last stop before being reused! Cars and trucks that are recycled are a valuable source for spare parts. These facilities are known salvage yards, scrap yards, auto dismantling yards, and auto recyclers, just to name a few!  In this blog, we will discuss what car and truck recycling is, what the benefits are, and a brief overview of the process.

 

How to be Efficient When Visiting a Scrap Yard

Driving into a scrap yard with various types of metals and recycling items can be overwhelming and daunting to an inexperienced scrapper. You may ask yourself what can I do to make this faster and more efficient. Everyone is busy and we understand that! Here are a few tips to make your next trip easier! 

Christmas Recycling

When Christmas is over, presents are all unwrapped, and family has come and gone what should you do with all the left over wrapping paper, boxes, packing essentials, and Christmas tree?  Here are some ideas on how to recycle and upcycle these items!