Why You Should Sort Scrap Metal

Why You Should Sort Scrap Metal

Why Sort Scrap Metal? Scrap metal is all around us, and for many people that’s where it stays. Whether you’re dealing with a former industrial site or just broken-down appliances or vehicles, it’s easy to find examples of scrap that are ripe for recycling—sometimes...
Preparing Scrap Metal for the Recycling Yard

Preparing Scrap Metal for the Recycling Yard

So you’ve decided to take your scrap metal in for recycling. Congratulations—this is a great way to help out the planet while making some extra cash in the process. Super Metal Recycling has put together some scrap yard tips on how to prepare your metals so you can...
What Are the Most Valuable Sources of Scrap Metal?

What Are the Most Valuable Sources of Scrap Metal?

For many manufacturing and industrial businesses, recycling can be little more than a necessary evil — a final task to minimize expenses before closing out jobs. That said, not all scrap metal is created equal, and knowing what to keep an eye out for can help you...
Why is aluminium environmentally friendly?

Why is aluminium environmentally friendly?

Known as the green metal, aluminium is one of the most environmentally friendly metals because of its sustainability. As the most recyclable industrial material, aluminium can be recycled infinitely to produce the same product. Recycling aluminium also saves 95% of...
The Importance of Copper Recycling

The Importance of Copper Recycling

Copper has been in use by civilization for over 10,000 years and has been recycled since early times. Because it does not degrade during recycling, copper in use today could have been first fabricated into objects thousands of years ago. Copper is highly prized by...
How to Scrap a Desktop Computer for Metals

How to Scrap a Desktop Computer for Metals

Old, non-functioning computers are found in bulk in business closings, school auctions. These old computers can contain valuable metals such as gold, copper, and aluminum. While sleek modern laptops do not provide the bounty of precious metals found in the heavier,...
How to Scrap a CRT Monitor for Metals

How to Scrap a CRT Monitor for Metals

Scrapping a CRT monitor is almost the same as scrapping a television. Nonfunctional and old CRT monitors contain various valuable metals like aluminum and copper. You can expect to profit from scrapping nonfunctional CRT monitors, especially if you have a bulk number...
Collecting Scrap Metal for Profit

Collecting Scrap Metal for Profit

When the metal products we use in our everyday lives are no longer useful, they are either discarded or recycled for use in other products or projects. Because metal is a resource that can be recycled over and over without any loss in quality, recycled materials are...
E-Waste and the Importance of Electronics Recycling

E-Waste and the Importance of Electronics Recycling

With new cheap devices, society has reaped tremendous benefits. This explosive growth in the electronics industry, however, has led to a rapidly escalating issue of end-of-life (EOL) electronics or e-waste. In landfills or primitive recycling operations, toxic...