Scrap Metal Recycling: What You Need to Know

Posted on: 4 May 2022

You probably think of scrap metal as the stuff that's lying around in your garage –– old bicycles, rusted tools and so on. But scrap metal is more than just a collection of junk. It's a valuable resource that can be recycled and reused to create new products. So whether you're a business owner or just someone who wants to do their part to help the environment, read on to understand the main things about scrap metal recycling.
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Minimum Requirements for Scrap Metal Recycling Facilities

Posted on: 5 January 2022

Australia's scrap metal recycling industry plays an integral role in waste metal recovery and management. Rather than send waste metals to landfills, scrap metal recycling facilities buy or collect waste metals and turn them into usable materials for various applications. That said, the scrap metal recycling industry is indeed lucrative, and some players might be tempted to cut corners to make a profit. Unfortunately, it defeats the purpose if facilities do not meet industry standards.
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Why You Should Act Quickly When Recycling Your Metal

Posted on: 8 September 2021

Metal components are present in nearly all homes and businesses across the country, from your stainless steel sink to the support beams inside skyscrapers that keep them from falling over. For the most part, metal and metal alloys are some of the simplest materials to recycle and, depending on what type of metal it is, some barely require any processing to do this. However, there is an element of speed that should be kept in mind when metal recycling, and there are a few reasons for that.
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See Where You Can Get Empty Aluminum Cans

Posted on: 27 May 2021

Did you know that aluminium was once not a cheap or plentiful metal? Despite being the most common metal in this planet's crust since the 18th century, aluminium is still considered highly valuable in its pure form. Billions of aluminium cans are used for packaging food and beverages every year. Yet, despite being the most sustainable food packaging metal and easily recyclable, billions of cans end up in landfills.  In fact, most people replace them with new cans from other metals, leading to wasted energy and a negative impact on the environment.
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