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Copper Recycling Tips

The act of recycling is becoming a popular phenomenon. Although we all know that we should be recycling our used metals, we don’t necessarily know how to do it for items that don’t go in our blue bins. Slowly, but surely, that information is becoming more widely known. This post will fill you in on the benefits of copper recycling, what can be recycled, and where you can recycle your copper products. Continue reading

Non-Ferrous Metals

As defined, non-ferrous metals are those metals (and including alloys) that do not contain iron in measurable amounts.  These metals are more expensive than other metals because they offer benefits that are attractive to industrial manufacturers.  For example, aluminium is lightweight – perfect for the car industry; copper is a good conductor – ideal for electronic manufacturers; and zinc is resistant to corrosion – just what you need for batteries. Continue reading