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The Difference Between Auto Recycling and Auto Salvage

Auto recycling is so much different than auto salvage. However, many people commonly use these terms for the same meaning. If you want to sell a car in exchange for cash, you must learn the differ...

May 28 , 2023

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Can Galvanized Steel be Recycled?

Galvanizing is a process in which a metal is dipped in another metal, mainly a zinc coat, to prevent substances from harming the original metal. This provides very good strength to the metal and s...

May 21 , 2023

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What Scrap Metal Can You Recycle This Summer?

Scrap metal recycling is an amazing service to help the environment and make a profit from it. Every season has new opportunities for people who want to recycle certain metals. As summer is coming...

May 14 , 2023

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How To Start Collecting Scrap Metal In 2023

Recently, scrap metal recycling has grown into a big industry, and collecting scrap metal is now considered a method for making old items into an additional income. However, scrap collecting from ...

May 07 , 2023

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5 Valuable Household Metals

Sometimes we look at our house and think we have many unnecessary items. In some cases, we might even be looking to get rid of some to give the place a refreshed look. Did you know that you can ma...

April 30 , 2023

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How to Maximize Your Scrap Metal

Recycling scrap metals is a great way to help the environment while also earning money. The money you get from each recycling can vary on many factors, but people don’t know how to maximize ...

April 23 , 2023

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Why Stainless Steel Recycling Is Valuable

Stainless steel has been one of the most valuable metals ever since the early 1900s. There are so many benefits that stainless steel has for a scrap facility. This is mainly the reason why they ar...

April 16 , 2023

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Finding Scrap Metal During the Winter

Finding scrap metal and giving it to scrap metal companies is beneficial. Not only do you help the environment, but you also make money doing so. Finding scrap metal can be challenging in regular ...

April 09 , 2023

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Can You Sell Old Appliances For Their Value In Scrap Metal?

Almost anything made of metal can be recycled. This means that loose scrap metal, tools, devices, appliances, automobiles, electrical gadgets, and much more can be recycled when they don’t w...

April 02 , 2023

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Why Should You Recycle Metallic Items From Your Demolition Site?

While many refer to demolitions as things that companies get over with, it is an important process that can take a while. At the end of demolitions, a huge pile of waste is generated, which is har...

March 26 , 2023

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Interesting Facts About Aluminum Recycling

In the 21st century, aluminum is one of the most recycled materials in the world. Since aluminum can be recycled 100% and infinitely without losing any of its original properties, many sectors and...

March 19 , 2023

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How to Identify Types of Stainless Steel

Metals are essential in every aspect of our daily lives. They make our lives much easier and provide us with the strength and stable components many industries need. Of course, there are many type...

March 12 , 2023

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Industries That Affect Scrap Metal Prices

If you already have some experience with scrap metal recycling, you would know that the prices fluctuate regularly. Checking the market to see which metal is more demanded that week is important t...

March 05 , 2023

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5 Vehicle Parts That Can Be Recycled

Although many people have a general idea about what can or cannot be recycled, they may not be as aware when it comes to electronics. Well, luckily, in this article, we will go over some of the it...

February 26 , 2023

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How to Dispose of Televisions

With technological advancements, the expectations from manufacturers and consumers also change. Since inappropriate disposal of certain items and landfills is becoming a major problem for Earth, m...

February 19 , 2023

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Do Junkyards Typically Buy Cars?c

Junkyards are commonly known for handling junk and recycling them. Some may even know that junkyards take cars to use the metal on them. However, did you know that you can sell your old and useles...

February 12 , 2023

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Most Valuable vs. Least Valuable Scrap Metal

Many must know the great income source right before them- scrap metal recycling. Throughout your house, you probably have lots of unused or old metal parts waiting to be thrown away. Well, instead...

February 05 , 2023

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What Will Your Scrap Yard Not Take?

The best thing about metal is that it can be recycled over and over again and doesn’t lose any of its original properties. That’s why recycling metal is especially important- it ends t...

January 29 , 2023

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How to Conduct a Scrap Metal Audit for Your Business

What Is A Scrap Metal Audit? A scrap metal audit assesses the recycling procedures your business applies and maintains. It involves metal that is discarded, old electronics, and old equipment. ...

January 22 , 2023

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How to Prepare Your Car or Truck for Scrapping

When getting rid of old cars and trucks, there are many ways to dispose of them. When the time has come when you don't want the car anymore, deciding what to do with it is the first step. The ...

January 17 , 2023

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4 Tips for New Scrap Collectors

Scrap metal recycling is an amazing way to conserve resources and energy while creating an extra source of income for the recycler. If you are new to the industry, it might take time to determine ...

January 14 , 2023

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Should You Repair, Sell, or Junk Your Old Car?

If you are reading this article, you have an old car and don't know what to do with it like hundreds of other people out here. Knowing that only a few people know what to do, we decided to hel...

January 08 , 2023

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3 Mistakes Made by Amateur Scrappers

This guide is for you if you are new to the scrap metal business and ready to sell unusable scrap metal to make some extra cash. Like other industries, scrap metal recycling can be seen as complic...

January 01 , 2023

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How To Dispose Of Metal Shavings

Small metal parts are more valuable than you can even imagine. Many people leave the metal shavings and throw them away after a manufacturing process. However, did you know you can earn money from...

December 25 , 2022

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Can Iron Be Recycled?

Iron is the ancestor of all ferrous metals and is a base metal that is believed to be around for more than 5000 years now. It is found on its own but can be used in making various metal alloys, es...

December 17 , 2022

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5 Myths About Recycling Scrap Metal

Scrap metal is a process with various economic and environmental benefits. Since the concept of sustainability is getting more popular and preferred each day, collecting as much scrap metal as pos...

December 11 , 2022

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How To Make Money Scrapping Metal

Scrap metals can be used for the benefit of many people; however, we realized that people aren’t aware of this. That’s why throughout this article, we will be going over the strategies...

December 03 , 2022

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The Difference Between Ferrous and Non-ferrous Metal?

If you recently got involved in scrap metal recycling, there are specific topics you should know well so you can quickly go through the recycling process. Some of these topics include knowing wher...

November 27 , 2022

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Different Types of Copper Scrap and Grades

Despite its looks, copper is such a valuable recyclable. That’s why many businesses try to buy copper scrap from consumers at the top price. However, not all coppers are the same. There are ...

November 20 , 2022

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When to Scrap Your Car

Scrapping a car has many advantages to it, but people don’t know when exactly to use those advantages. Despite its many great positive sides, we see that people don’t have much knowled...

November 13 , 2022

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Factors That Affect Scrap Metal Prices

When a person starts to get involved in the scrap metal recycling business, most of the time, one of the most confusing issues they find is the price fluctuations of different metals in the market...

November 06 , 2022

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The Best Uses for Recycled Steel

Nowadays, many industries rely on recycled steel instead of producing new steel. Since it doesn’t lose any of its original features when it is recycled, it can be reused many times. After sc...

October 30 , 2022

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A Guide to Recycling Electric Motors

Although the electric motor term isn’t usually associated with regular household applications, many devices in your house have electric motors. This means that when the lifespan of these dev...

October 23 , 2022

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How to Prepare Your Car for Scrapping

So, you have decided to give that old car or truck that doesn’t work and just stays in your garage to scrap metal recycling. This way, you can make some extra cash while emptying your space,...

October 16 , 2022

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Selling Your Old Appliances to a Scrap Metal Buyer

Old appliances are more valuable than you think. This is because most of them are made from metal. Metal is one of the most excellent resources to recycle, which benefits the environment, uses our...

October 09 , 2022

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What Are The Most Valuable Scrap Metals?

Normally, people don’t throw away their money on purpose, but that’s what they may be doing if they throw their valuable metals. Of course, to avoid this, you should know which metals ...

October 02 , 2022

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Should I Scrap My Car?

Many people have a vehicle in their garage that they don’t know what to do with. If they decide to sell it as it is, they know it won’t be worth it; if they choose to fix the car and t...

September 25 , 2022

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Recycling Laws That Every Company Should Know

Since words like ‘regulations’ and ‘laws’ tend to have more restricting meanings, many business owners may perceive them as negative. In reality, however, this isn’t ...

September 18 , 2022

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How To Get the Most Cash for Your Junk Car?

Whether it'd be old or new, every vehicle is valuable to a scrap metal company. Everyone can benefit from recycling; however, we occasionally see that not many people use this amazing activity...

September 09 , 2022

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Replacing Your Refrigerator? Consider Recycling

You love your refrigerator — at least, you loved it until it stopped working. Now you're wondering how to get rid of an old refrigerator and whether or not you should recycle it. There a...

August 29 , 2022

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How To Sell A Vehicle For Scrap

When we have a vehicle that doesn’t work anymore, we tend to throw it away or try our chance of selling it to a dealership which isn’t the best option. However, did you know that if yo...

August 25 , 2022

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How to Make Money from Electronics Recycling

Did you know that over 53 million tons of electronics were discarded in 2019? Of those, only 17.4 were recycled. But how might recycling your electronic waste help you and your environment? Throug...

August 19 , 2022

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How to Store and Sort Scrap Metal

Scrap recycling is one of the greatest ways to make some extra cash while helping the environment. You may think that the hardest part of scrap recycling is the finding and collecting part, and yo...

August 12 , 2022

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Where to Find Scrap Iron

Scrap metal is a combination of different types of recyclable metal such as steel, copper, lead, aluminum, zinc, and iron. Out of all these, iron is one of the most common and easy-to-find metals....

August 07 , 2022

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The Environmental Benefits of Scrap Metal Recycling

When we see scrap metal, we tend to think of it as trash and throw it away. However, this causes many problems that impact you too. Throughout this article, we will go through ways that recycling ...

July 29 , 2022

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Commonly Asked Questions About Scrapping Cars

Scrapping a car isn’t commonly known among people as not many have a broken car. For those people who have a broken car and want to sell it, the professional staff of M&M Recycling has g...

July 21 , 2022

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Fun Facts About Scrap Recycling

To put it simply, scrap metal means any item that contains metal. These types of materials can be recycled just like many other materials. However, scrap metal has a higher monetary value. That&rs...

July 13 , 2022

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Aluminum Recycling Examples That Aren't Just Cans

Aluminum is one of the most common elements on earth. It's also one of the most recycled materials in the world, with more than 60 percent of aluminum cans being recycled annually. Aluminum re...

July 10 , 2022

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Should You Scrap It or Sell It?

When you have an old piece of metal you no longer need, you have a few options for what to do with it. You can try to resell it, or you can recycle it. While reselling may seem like the more obvio...

July 01 , 2022

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Tools Needed for Metals Scrapping

Are you ready to jump into the world of scrap metal recycling? Many people dream about making a side income by selling to scrap metal buyers but put their desires on hold because they don't kn...

June 26 , 2022

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The Most Profitable Scrap Metal Items

As the country returns to normal after the pandemic, most people have taken their metal to scrap metal buyers, making huge profits. The current value of the scrap metal industry is $30.1 billion, ...

June 14 , 2022

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How To Identify Metals

As the world turns to more sustainable and eco-friendly solutions, recycling has played a crucial role in this global initiative to protect the earth. At M&M Recycling, we recommend recycling ...

June 09 , 2022

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Scrap Metal You Might Find Hiding in Your Garage

Have you ever thought about exactly what is hiding in your garage? Do you know precisely what scrap metal items you can find out there? We often overlook many valuable things until we actually see...

June 02 , 2022

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Recycling Sustains Manufacturing

Recycling is not only a healthy practice for the environment, but it also provides a steady supply of raw materials for the manufacturing sector. Manufacturing companies use scrap metals to make a...

May 26 , 2022

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When Did the Metal Recycling Industry Start?

While many people recognize the positive impact of the metal recycling industry, very few people understand the history of metal recycling. The history of metal recycling dates back to the 1030...

May 20 , 2022

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Why You Shouldn't Put Aluminum in the Garbage

Scrap metal recycling is a great way to earn cash for unwanted metal. However, misinformed people confuse recycling with disposal and dump it in the trash. Not only does this contaminate regular g...

May 09 , 2022

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Why is Recycling Important for A Business?

With waste generation on the rise around the world, we are all encouraged to take an active role in recycling to save our planet and achieve many other benefits. From homeowners to small busine...

May 05 , 2022

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How to Tell Your Scrap Metals Apart With A Magnet

Scrap metals fall into two categories: ferrous metals and non-ferrous metals. Non-ferrous metals are more valuable than ferrous metals because they possess desirable properties like resistance to ...

April 30 , 2022

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4 FAQs Regarding Scrap Metal

At M&M Recycling, we get many questions about scrap metals and scrap metal recycling. Below are four of the most frequently asked questions regarding scrap metal and their answers. What Met...

April 22 , 2022

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Why Add Metal Recycling to Your Spring Cleaning Routine

Spring is the perfect time to declutter and deep-clean your home and ensure every nook and cranny in your home is in tip-top shape. As the snow melts and the weather finally starts to warm up, it&...

April 15 , 2022

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Recycling Auto Parts

It goes without saying that recycling is good for the environment as it helps us to reduce carbon emissions, conserve natural resources, and reduce air pollution. Moreover, recycling comes with ec...

April 09 , 2022

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The Benefits of Scrapping Your Vehicle

Just like anything else in which you’ve invested a lot of money in, it can be hard to let go of your vehicle, even when it has reached the end of its useful life. However, there comes a time...

April 01 , 2022

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Eight Things About Scrap Yards You Should Know

Scrap yards play an indispensable role in breathing new life into scrap metal. However, most people perceive scrap yards to be a dumpster amassing discarded cars, mounds of rusted metals, and othe...

March 26 , 2022

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How Are Cars Recycled?

Many car owners do not have an idea of what happens to a car when it reaches the end of its life cycle. Most of them dump their no longer functioning vehicles in their homes, garages, and junkyard...

March 19 , 2022

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How to Get the Best Return from Your Scrap

Selling scrap metal not only offers you a good opportunity to make additional income, but it’s also an important step to preserve the environment and keep usable metals out of landfills. ...

March 11 , 2022

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Scrap Metal Uses

Many people may not think of scrap metal as a valuable resource, but the truth is, it can be used for a wide variety of purposes. Scrap metals such as steel, copper, brass, iron, and aluminum can ...

March 04 , 2022

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How to Tell If It Is Copper or Brass

Copper and brass are some of the metals that are widely accepted by scrap metal buyers. These two metals may seem similar because they tend to share color, weight, and shine. This makes it difficu...

February 24 , 2022

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Where Does Scrap Metal Go From The Scrap Yard?

Ever wondered where scrap metal goes after dropping it off in the scrap yard? You’re not alone. Many people seek to know what happens to scrap metal once it’s dropped off in the scrap ...

February 19 , 2022

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What Would Happen If People Stopped Recycling?

It goes without saying that recycling is good for the environment and the economy. While there has been a lot of sensitization on the positive impact of recycling, there is not enough discussion a...

February 11 , 2022

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What Are the Easiest Materials to Recycle?

The benefits of recycling reusable materials cannot be overemphasized. Recycling not only reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills, but also helps us to conserve natural resources. Besides, r...

February 04 , 2022

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A Different Kind of Heavy Metal

Perhaps you just completed your construction project and have a ton of scrap metal left over and you’re wondering what you should do with it; or your manufacturing company generates a large ...

January 29 , 2022

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What Causes Scrap Metal Prices to Fluctuate?

If you are interested in scrap metal recycling, then you have surely done a reasonable amount of research on the different types of scrap metals and their prices. You may have found that the price...

December 09 , 2021

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How To Dispose of Bullets and Recycle Brass Shell Casings

If you’re a firearm enthusiast, you probably have old, unusable bullets and brass shell casings that you no longer need. Certainly, you don’t want to stockpile unusable ammunition. Whi...

November 26 , 2021

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Serving Atlanta With Four Convenient Scrap Metal Yards

Scrap metal recycling is a rare win-win-win scenario. You can free up space and make some money by getting rid of junk. For some people, however, scrap metal recycling just is not worth the hassle...

November 11 , 2021

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How to Scrap a House?

Metal scrapping does not have to be small-time work. While collecting scrap metal is a way to make a little extra income, you could make thousands of dollars by scrapping a whole house. If you, a ...

November 05 , 2021

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Things to Do Before Scrapping Your Junk Car

Do you have an old or damaged car that is taking up space in your garage, and you're wondering what to do with it? You have come to the right place. If you have an old car that you no longer u...

October 22 , 2021

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What are the Most Valuable Sources of Scrap Metal?

It’s a fact that scrap metal recycling comes with many benefits. Alongside making money by selling valuable scrap metal to scrap metal buyers, recycling protects the environment, thereby hel...

October 15 , 2021

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Type of Metals You Can't Recycle

The importance of recycling metals cannot be overstated. Apart from helping to reduce carbon footprint, recycling metals comes with economic benefits. The metal recycling industry generates hundre...

October 08 , 2021

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How To Recycle Your Electrical Scrap

The world generates more than 20 million tonnes of electrical scrap every year, and the amount is expected to increase significantly in the years to come. Electronic and electrical waste is a grow...

October 02 , 2021

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Understanding the Scrapyard Scales

If you are looking to make space and get some money at the same time, then metal scrap recycling is a great option. Making room on your property and helping the environment and economy are wonderf...

September 05 , 2021

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How Does Scrap Metal Get Recycled?

When you think of recycling, you may think of the standard recycling bins you see that collect paper, metal, and plastic. Recycling is actually possible with even larger items like washing machine...

September 04 , 2021

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What You Should Know About Recycling Old Appliances

Whether you’re renovating your space or updating your appliances, there will come a time when you’ll need to get rid of the old ones. Before you throw out or donate your older applianc...

August 29 , 2021

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Things You’re Doing Wrong When Scrapping Your Metal  

So, you have some metal scraps on hand and don’t want to throw them away? What else is there to do with metal items lying around that you don’t need? How about scrapping metal? Scrappi...

July 03 , 2021

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What Happens to Scrap Metal After It’s Recycled?

You finally went through all your scrap metal and had it recycled. Whether you brought it to a scrap yard yourself or had our team at M&M Recycling bring it for you, you don’t know what ...

May 27 , 2021

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5 Things You’re Doing Wrong When Scraping Your Metal

When it comes to scrap metal, you probably aren’t an expert. Recycling metal can be tricky because some metal is more valuable than others, then sometimes it goes by weight. Metal is a very ...

May 20 , 2021

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Preparing Scrap Metal for the Recycling Yard

Recycling your scrap metal is one of the best things you can do for our environment – reusing scrap metal creates far less pollution than having to create all-new metal would, and it creates...

May 13 , 2021

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How Recycling Scrap Metal Helps Reduce Greenhouse Gases

It’s no surprise that we all have been overusing fossil fuels and causing deforestation to positively impact ourselves. What we aren’t thinking about during our daily lives is how it a...

May 05 , 2021

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Common Scrap Metals & Where to Find Them

Did you know that there is about 150 metric tons of scrap metal in the united states that you can find, recycle and turn to cash? Scrap metal can be a great source of stable income. Since scrap me...

April 26 , 2021

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Ways on How You Can Make Money from Stainless Steel Scrap

Have you been searching for a way to supplement your income and came across scrapping stainless-steel metal for cash? It is definitely a market that is always in demand as stainless steel is non d...

April 04 , 2021

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How to Make Money Scrapping an Old Car

Recycling scrap metal is good for the environment and a great way to make some quick cash. If you have an old, broken down car sitting on your property just taking up space, then consider scrappin...

March 29 , 2021

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Is Recycling Metal Really Important for the Future?

When people hear the word recycle, they often think of the items they place in their own bins each week for pickup. While recycling plastic, glass and paper is important, a lot of people forget ab...

January 25 , 2021

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Eliminate Unwanted Items with Scrap Metal Recycling

In our current age of mass-production, it can be easy to collect heaps of stuff without realizing it. Eventually you walk into your garage or yard and notice how much of that stuff is unnecessary....

December 28 , 2020

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Why Choose a Dumpster Rental?

Any time you clean your house or even just a room, you end up with a lot more to throw out than you thought. It’s simply inevitable, isn’t it? The thought of taking multiple trips to t...

April 05 , 2020

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How Demolition Companies Can Benefit from a Scrap Metal Partnership

In most parts of the country, partnering with a scrap metal recycler can help demolition companies make money while also helping the environment. Recycling metals helps reduce the impact of mining...

March 29 , 2020

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What Should You Know About Recycling Old Appliances? 

Importance of Recycling Your Old Appliances The majority of the items you want to dispose of in landfills can be recycled. If you have old appliances sitting down in your house and not doing anyt...

March 18 , 2020

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How to Strip Copper Wire for Scrap

Copper and the Scrap Metal Industry Copper remains one of the most sought-after metals in the scrap industry. It can be found in varying shapes, and sizes, including pipes, plates, wires, and ele...

March 09 , 2020

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How to Know If Your Scrapper Have Certified Scrap Metal Scales

The Importance 0f Regulated Metal Scrap Scales Metal scrapping is always a lucrative business for metal scrap producers, but the degree of success of any scrapper will mostly depend on the assura...

February 28 , 2020

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What Makes Industrial Scrap Metal Unique?

Industrial companies are at a huge advantage when it comes to scrap metal recycling. Unfortunately, however, the lack of information and understanding can make managers and leadership nervous. Ind...

February 17 , 2020

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Why Should You Clean Your Brass Scrap Metal?

Scrap metal recycling is becoming an increasingly popular way to make some quick cash while freeing up valuable real estate on your property. Recycling metals is also good for the national economy...

February 09 , 2020

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Things You May Be Doing Wrong When Scrapping Your Metal

Scrap metal recycling is a wonderful way to make some extra cash while also freeing up some real estate on your property for other profitable business opportunities. In fact, recycling scrap metal...

February 05 , 2020

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How to Find a Reliable Scrap Metal Company

Scrap metals are valuable and choosing a scrap metal company to sell them to is appropriate. While the first criteria that comes to mind is the price that the company will pay, there are some othe...

January 25 , 2020

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4 Common Types of Scrap Steel

Steel has become one of the most important materials on the planet. It is used in a wide variety of modern industries, and up to 40 percent of steel production worldwide uses recycled steel. At M&...

January 23 , 2020

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Benefits of Recycling Steel

What are the environmental benefits of recycling metal? Scrap metal is not waste. Scrap metal is actually a continuous resource that can be continuously reused, it is a resource that will never...

January 23 , 2020

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