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How to Recycle HVAC Scrap

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) is a rapidly growing industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a 15 percent increase in jobs in HVAC by the year 2026.

Recycling Brass Faucets, Fixtures, and Fireplace Tools

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!

Recycling Electric Motors

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.

Celebrate Earth Day and Recycle

Since 1970, Earth Day has encouraged communities to protect the environment by recycling, protecting wildlife, and reducing waste.


How are you celebrating Earth Day? Explore these ideas to help protect our planet

Recycling lead acid batteries

When you scrap your old car, truck, boat, or lawnmower, what happens to the battery? Lead acid batteries are 70% recyclable, so there’s a good chance your old battery will be recycled.

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?