Posts Tagged: copper wires

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… Read more »

Questions & Facts about Copper Recycling

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Where can it be found? Copper can be found in pipes, coils, insulated wires and more. Copper can be found within every day households and house-ware items as well as businesses, construction sites, and more. Some studies say copper is “man’s oldest metal”. This metal has been used and reused for thousands of years. We’re… Read more »