Reduce, reuse, recycle—and lose that scrap metal clogging up your space! Recycling scrap metal has become an integral part of business for people in various industries. From needing to clear space for an on-going project to making sure to abide by state legislature and regulations, it can feel like a burden to navigate the scrap

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So you’ve decided to take your scrap metal in for recycling. Congratulations—this is a great way to help out the planet while making some extra cash in the process. Gardner Metals has put together some scrap yard tips on how to prepare your metals so you can get more bang for your buck and ensure

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More than ever before, we are living in a society that puts an emphasis on recycling and sustainability, especially in an area like Greater Austin. But just because more people are doing it doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of areas for improvement, and it can be easy to gloss over the need for recycling on

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Why Sort Scrap Metal? Scrap metal is all around us, and for many people that’s where it stays. Whether you’re dealing with a former industrial site or just broken-down appliances or vehicles, it’s easy to find examples of scrap that are ripe for recycling—sometimes overripe.  Too many people fail to take advantage of recycling, perhaps

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Do you often find yourself with more scrap metal than you know what to do with? Are you wondering how to dispose of scrap metal in a timely and efficient manner? Knowing your options for how and where to get rid of scrap metal allows you to formulate a strategy that suits you and/or your

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Though most tungsten in the United States is imported (the vast majority comes from China) finding it in the scrap heap is fairly simple wherever you are. Tungsten is used in a wide variety of common items, including jewelry, golf clubs, knives, tools and plenty of other everyday appliances. Tungsten is useful for its durability,

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Copper wire is a commonly used material that is great for recycling. The relative availability of this scrap material and the value of copper wire means it can be well worth your while to recycle it. But before you expend too much effort on the scrapping process, it’s a good idea to calculate your copper

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Stainless steel can be found in a wide variety of industries and even our own homes. From medical instruments to duct work to kitchen appliances, and so much more, stainless steel is prevalent in large part because of its versatility. However, because of that same versatility, you also could find yourself with quite a bit of stainless steel scrap on your hands. Luckily, stainless steel recycling is available at most recycling yards, where you can receive cash for your stainless steel scrap.

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How to Recycle Scrap Metal

Whether laying pipes for commercial plumbing projects, fabricating sheet metal or running utility cables, you know that scrap metal accumulates quickly on the job. Copper pipes, metal shavings, stainless steel and iron are just some of the scrap metals that can start to clutter your job site. However, by recycling your scrap metal, you can not only clear the way for your employees to keep working, but also make some cash in the process. Plus, you do the environment a favor by keeping scrap metal out of landfills.

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Who Buys Scrap Metal Near Me?

If you have scrap metals, it’s important to consider finding a scrap metal buyer near you to recycle the material. This process is beneficial for all involved parties. Those who need to get rid of their scrap metal are unburdened by excess materials, compensated for their product and provided peace of mind that they’re reducing their environmental impact. In turn, the scrap yard is able to recycle the metals to help them create new products.

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