Tag Archives: Aluminum Recycling

What is Non Ferrous Metal?

Have you ever wondered what non ferrous metal is as opposed to ferrous metal is?

By definition, non-ferrous metals are types of metals and alloys that don’t contain iron.  They include numerous metal families, such as well-known nickel, lead, and brass; precious metals such as gold, platinum, and silver; and more exotic metals such as cadmium, cobalt, and lithium. Continue reading

Household Appliance Recycling Can Be Profitable

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.

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Aluminum Recycling in Mississauga

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.

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The Process Of Iron Recycling

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

Where Do Metals Go After The Recycling Process?

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.

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For A Small Business Owner, Metal Recycling Can Pay Dividends

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

The Life of an Aluminum Can

Comparable to a human life, aluminum can undergo a full-cycle of their own life story ─ eventually going back to where they came from before getting reborn and reused. Aluminum is a flexible metal and is one of the most recyclable material in the world; aluminum could be recycled and reused within 60 days. Aluminum cans are one of aluminum’s main usages, as they are used to hold various types of beverages worldwide. Since recycling aluminum uses 95% less energy than manufacturing new aluminum ores, recycling aluminum cans is an extremely important procedure. This article will breakdown the journey that aluminum can goes through from formation, to the end of its lifetime. Continue reading

The Process of Recycling Aluminum

Demand for aluminum products is ever growing. It’s primarily because aluminum products are so versatile. And while aluminum remains one of the most widely used metals, traditional aluminum cans remain the most recycled item worldwide. Aluminum is used in practically every aspect of transportation; in food and product packaging; in power transmission wires; and in every facet of construction. But what really matters with aluminum is the excellent potential for recycling, the high waste and scrap value, and its low energy requirement during the recycling process. Continue reading

Aluminum Recycling in Brampton

Anyone who knows anything about aluminum recycling knows that it’s the most recyclable metal of all metals.  There is no limitation on the number of times that aluminum can be recycled.  And more importantly, the metal doesn’t lose its inherent qualities after repeated recycling.  Throughout the recycled metals industry, aluminum is routinely considered to be substantially more valuable than any of the other recycled metals and materials. Continue reading

Aluminum Recycling in Toronto

Whether we’re talking about aluminum recycling in Toronto, or anywhere else in around the world, it’s universally agreed that aluminum is the most recyclable material on earth.  The number of times that aluminum can be recycled is infinite, and time after time, it keeps its original integrity, and all of its unique attributes.  The metals industry, and that includes the recycling industry, sees aluminum as more valuable than any of the recycled metals. Continue reading