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January 2019

Scrap Metal Laws In Alabama


If you are looking to sell scrap metal in Alabama to your scrap yard, it’s important to know the current scrap metal laws in the state so you know how to bring your materials in and how you will be paid.Summary of Alabama Scrap Laws:Records: Scrap Yards in Alabama must keep records of transactions at their [...]

Scrap Metal Laws In Alabama2019-02-10T18:47:19-06:00

February 2015

History of Copper


Copper has been an essential material to man since pre-historic times. In fact, one of the major "ages" or stages of human history is named for a copper alloy, bronze. Copper and its many alloys have played an important role in many civilizations, from the ancient Egyptians, Romans to modern day cultures around the world. [...]

History of Copper2015-02-19T14:33:27-06:00

October 2014

Top Most Benefits of LCD Monitor Recycling


One of the best environmental friendly practices is the proper – and I mean ‘proper’ – recycling of old monitors and LCD screens which need an upgrade or downright replacement. Now most people think that just throwing out the decrepit stuff is enough to keep their personal space empty and clean. This approach is essentially [...]

Top Most Benefits of LCD Monitor Recycling2014-10-13T12:51:31-05:00

May 2014

How to Recycle Cans


This article provides tips on recycling two common household items: aluminum cans and steel food cans (also known as tin cans). There are precious metals and then there are non-precious metals. But, every recycler knows that all metals are precious. They are eminently usable and reusable; getting new metals requires destructive and expensive mining, and [...]

How to Recycle Cans2018-12-17T10:04:52-06:00

April 2014

Recycling In General


Overall, Americans recovered 34% of waste generated in 2009. That means we threw away 161 million tons of material, which amounts to about three pounds of garbage per person per day. There were about 9,000 curbside recycling programs in the United States in 2009. In 2009, Americans recycled 82 million tons of materials. The resulting [...]

Recycling In General2014-05-30T00:59:54-05:00