Facts About Recycling: Insulated Wires

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When you or your business recycles wires, you lessen the quantity of new material required for manufacturing and also the amount of copper dumped into landfills is reduced drastically. 

Most wires are covered in insulation. These wires can’t be processed directly until that insulation is removed. See below for a before and after example.

Some Pros of recycling wires:

  • You get paid cash when you bring your wires to our facilities.
  • Keeps good materials out of the landfills.
  • Helps keep the environment safe.
  • The recycled material will be reused for years to come.
  • It’s easy to do and you can even strip the wires yourself to earn more.

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