Taking time to recycle your metal scrap properly can not only can make a difference in the production rate of new materials for goods, but also can help you earn some side cash for doing some good.
Recycling ferrous metals has many financial and environmental benefits. It diverts them from landfill, reduces the need to extract and manufacture raw materials and contributes to significant savings in greenhouse gas emissions.
Recycling steel, for example, uses 75% less energy than making steel from raw materials. All types of steel are 100% recyclable and can be recycled an infinite amount of times.
Did you know? The scrap recycling industry in the US ALONE transformed more than 130 million metric tons of materials into raw material commodities, according to the Institute of Scrap Industries, Inc.