In Toronto, and throughout the GTA, Tal Metal recycles household appliances and pays for the waste! For the average homeowner, household appliance recycling can be both practical and profitable. Most importantly, appliances stay out of landfill sites. The fact is, even typical home appliances make substantial waste, including fridges, stoves, dishwashers, washers, and dryers.
In today’s environmentally sensitive world, recycling has become a buzzword across all industries. Scrap metal recycling has been booming in recent years as the business has created more benefits for consumers and businesses who want to recover and recycle scrap metal. Even recycling the smallest amount in a household environment has positive contributions across many categories.
Whether a homeowner, a business owner, or a professional collector, it’s important to know how to recycle metal. Today, scrap metal recycling is integral to sustainability – it’s an excellent way to divert waste from landfill sites, and an excellent opportunity for re-manufacturing new products from without requiring virgin raw materials. All things considered, metal recycling contributes to less pollution in the water and air. It’s therefore important to understand how to recycle metal.
Resilient and sustainable, aluminum is the most abundant metal on earth. There is no limit to the number of ways aluminum can be recycled. In fact, aluminum is considered to be four times more valuable than other recycled metal materials. Tal Metal provides aluminum recycling for residents in Mississauga the surrounding area.
Scrap iron actually includes both pure iron and steel. That’s because steel is made of iron. It means that everything from nails and screws; to pots and pans; to car parts and electronics; to pipes and plumbing; all contain iron and/or steel. It’s pretty much anywhere in your household!
In bigger cities around the world, people don’t give much thought to the volume of garbage they generate at home. And with weekly garbage collections, few people ever wonder what actually happens to all the garbage. In most cases, a high proportion of garbage is still being dumped into landfill sites – basically buried for life. And while landfill sites quickly fill up, space runs out. Continue reading
Unlike other metal recycling, iron recycling incorporates only ferrous metals. Ferrous refers to any metal that contains iron. These metals are magnetic in nature, and contain a significant percentage of iron. With steel, iron is the main ingredient, and other metals are added during manufacturing. In North America, appliances, automobiles, and construction materials account for the major amount of recycled material. Huge amounts of structural steel and automobile metal are recycled every year in Toronto. Continue reading
While the recycling industry churns away, and more scrap metal gets recycled every year, there’s much that happens once the recycled metal is ready to be used again. The fact is, old vehicles, old appliances, and industrial waste all contribute to new sources of recycled metal. These materials are practically as good as virgin metal because none of the physical properties are compromised in the recycling process. The good news is that world demand for recycled metal is ever growing.
Today, being an environmentally conscious business is important to practically everyone in the supply chain. Clearly, it’s a way of contributing to a better environment, but it’s also very good for business. In short, going “green” with metal recycling is a win/win situation. When done right, the payoff makes all the effort well worthwhile. For some businesses, this can be more than just collecting odds and ends of scrap metal for pickup at the end of the week. Continue reading
Worldwide, industry statistics show that stockpiles of metal ores are reducing in volume. As such, the metal recycling market is being challenged with greater demand. And to replenish shrinking stockpiles of metal, the market is relying more and more on the recovery of scrap metals from end-of-life products. Reusing recycled metals as raw material for new products is fast becoming the norm. It’s a win-win scenario – raw resources are being conserved; energy is being saved; and overall pollution levels are being reduced. Continue reading