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5 Most Commonly Recycled Scrap Metals and their Sources Scrap metal recycling is a wonderful way to reuse resources and avoid the high economic and environmental costs of mining. Because metal is present in many products and items that we use in our everyday lives, scrap metal is plentiful. Even so, much more recycling could be done than what is currently actually happening. Only about 30% of metals are currently recycled, meaning that 70% of metals could be recycled, but [...]
10 Types of Trash that take the Longest to Decompose At Ecology Recycling & Transportation Services, our passion is providing recycling resources across Southern California, as well as the Western United States. While we try to do our part to contribute to a green planet, we have noticed that when people do not recycle and instead throw out trash that ends up in landfills, it is generally due to the fact that they are unaware how long it actually takes [...]
5 Environmental Benefits of Moving Freight by Rail Rail used to be the driving force for moving freight over long and short distances in countries around the world. When the railroad was first built across the USA, the possibilities for moving cargo exploded and it was revolutionary. Today, trucks, airplanes, and boats are also popular for transporting freight. This convenience and the wealth of options available mean that many businesses lose sight of important considerations, like the environment. Everyone must [...]
Recycling: More than just reusing material At Ecology, we provide the most cutting-edge solution for transporting and processing recycled materials in the Western United States. We also collect and recycle junk cars so that their old parts can be reused for scrap, all of which we transport in our eco-friendly collection fleet and distribute to our several facilities throughout Southern California. We care about the environment and strive to educate others about how important recycling and reusing is to the [...]
7 Surprising Facts About Recycling Recycling is truly an amazing process. Creating a new product from something that was considered old and useless shows the amazing talent of human ingenuity. It’s also a necessary process. About 30 years ago, in 1987 a tugboat, Mobro 4000, carrying a load of trash out of New York was refused in North Carolina where it had planned to unload. The boat then headed to Mexico and Belize in search of a landfill but was [...]
The Best Ways to Ship Goods in and out of Ports How to Ship Goods Through Ports From small-town shops to luxury brand manufacturers – we all rely on transportation for mobility. Transportation is the backbone of logistics, but choosing the best way to ship goods through ports is not a walk in the park. An effective transport system handles and transport goods to consumers at the right place and at the right time. It influences production, sales and the satisfaction of [...]
How Does Recycling Reduce Waste? When you put your recycling box on the curbside with a few plastic bottles and some aluminum cans, you probably imagine that these items will be reused, and therefore that there will be a few less pieces of trash taken to the landfill or incinerator. However, that’s only part of the story of recycling. Waste is reduced in a number of ways as a result of recycling. Reduction of Pollution and Greenhouse Gasses First off, [...]