How the Price of Oil Affects Scrap Metal Prices

Are you wondering how scrap metal prices work? Predicting the movements of prices in any industry is complicated, and the same is true of the scrap metal market. However, there is one factor that you can be sure will influence scrap metal prices: the price of oil. The price of oil affects many industries, including [...]

2018-05-15T18:51:57+00:00 May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

8 Items You Didn’t Know You Can’t Recycle

When we recycle, we tend to think we’re doing right by the environment. It’s important to recycle diligently, but sometimes it’s best to double check what you’re putting in your recycling bin. Does that cardboard container have a plastic film? Does that pizza box have grease stains on it? In the world of recycling, not [...]

2018-04-26T19:49:27+00:00 April 26th, 2018|0 Comments

5 Tips for Efficient Scrap Metal Recycling

For those who like to locate collect scrap metal and turn it in for a tidy sum, you may need to learn a few practicals from the pros. No matter how long you have been at it, there are certain universal truths that always apply. These five basic tips will save you quite a bit [...]

2018-04-03T20:47:59+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

8 Lesser-Known Facts About Semi-Trucks

Every day, hundreds of thousands of semi-trailer trucks make their way down America’s highways and interstates. While most passenger vehicle drivers are familiar with the sight of these 18-wheelers, relatively few people have any good idea of how they function, or why. Here are eight of the lesser-known facts about the nation’s semi-trucks. 1) How [...]

2018-03-26T17:21:02+00:00 February 26th, 2018|0 Comments

The Urgency of the Global Plastic Problem

The Urgency of the Global Plastic Problem In the U.S. and around the world, plastic has only been in widespread production for a little under 70 years. In that relatively short amount of time, production totals have reached an incredible 9.1 billion tons. Unfortunately, Americans and people in other countries currently recycle only a small [...]

2017-12-04T18:35:31+00:00 November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Benefits of Natural Gas Semi Truck Engines

Benefits of Natural Gas Semi Truck Engines As cars and trucks are constantly evolving and changing, companies must continually evaluate what the best choices are on the market, both for their own best interests and for the interests of the future of the planet. One promising new development is compressed natural gas. This new technology [...]

2017-12-01T20:20:51+00:00 September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Environmental and Economic Benefits of Scrap Metal Recycling

Environmental and Economic Benefits of Scrap Metal Recycling Any time a single material is produced in massive amounts, it has the potential to become an environmental and economic drain. And scrap metal is something we produce a lot of in the United States. How much? About 150 million metric tons every year, with about 85 [...]

2017-12-01T20:21:40+00:00 August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The Top 4 Most Important Waste Items to Recycle

The Top 4 Most Important Waste Items to Recycle We all know that recycling is important. But, there are a few items that are a bit more important to recycle than others. So, make the extra effort and be sure that you are recycling these items: 1. Aluminum Cans Aluminum cans are easy to recycle [...]

2017-12-01T22:57:42+00:00 July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Things You Should Never “Wish Cycle” in Recycling Bins

Things You Should Never "Wish Cycle" in Recycling Bins Reading the title, your first question is likely, “What does it mean to wish cycle?” Well, wish cycling is something that most of us are guilty of; we have some trash in hand, pass a recycling bin, and ask ourselves if the item we need to [...]

2017-12-04T18:34:49+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

5 Dangerous Effects of Green Waste Dumping

5 Dangerous Effects of Green Waste Dumping Imagine you see someone dump their grass clippings, garden waste and weeds into a forested area just outside a residential complex. Perhaps it’s really an extension of the person’s own backyard, or they drove little ways from their house to take it there. It seems harmless, right? After [...]

2017-12-01T20:20:12+00:00 May 8th, 2017|0 Comments