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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 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!

Demolition Recycling and Dumpsters

Demolition costs can really add up. Did you know the average cost of a tear down is almost $15,000? Rent a recycling dumpster for your home or business to recoup some those demolition costs. Don’t throw 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.

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!

DIY Tire Swing

We’ve been focusing on tires in the last few blog posts. To end our section on tire recycling, let’s talk about a DIY project you can do to repurpose an old tire.