Exploring the Ever Evolving World of Metal Recycling: A Conversation with Industry Expert John Rai

In an era where environmental consciousness and sustainable practices take centre stage, industries that contribute to the circular economy have gained unprecedented attention. One such industry, often operating quietly but with immense impact, is the metal recycling sector. In this insightful discussion, we sat down with John Rai, Vice President [...]

HR Employee Spotlight #2 – Don Mayhew

Richmond Steel Recycling would be nothing without it's people. Our various members mean so much to us and we are constantly looking for ways to strengthen our team. This month, we are proud to present you all with our employee spotlight, Don Mayhew. Congratulations on the wonderful work Don, Richmond [...]

September 21st, 2022|Categories: Careers, Stories|

Employee Spotlight #1 – Tayla Raschella Gawley

The human resources team at Richmond Steel Recycling is always looking for news ways to engage the various members of our team. We've come up with the bi-monthly employee spotlight, which gives members of staff the opportunity to share a little bit about their experience with us. This month we [...]

August 30th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day here in Canada. Richmond Steel Recycling would like to join and pay homage to the rich history and countless contributions of the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples of Canada and North America.We operate in numerous communities across British Columbia and Alberta, so [...]

Recycling Sustains Manufacturing

Sims Metal is celebrating National Manufacturing Day to raise awareness of the critical role recycling plays in manufacturing and the circular economy. By collecting and recycling scrap metal, and other materials, Sim Metal transforms waste into new resources that are reintroduced into the production chain and manufactured into new products. According [...]

October 7th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

What do Richmond Steel, the Evolution of Junk, and the Library of Congress have in common?

As a modern metals recycling facility, Richmond Steel Recycling (RSR) processes thousands of tons of recyclable metals every month.  From its earliest beginnings in the 1960s and early 1970s, it was focused on recycling what modern society at the time termed “junk.”  The word “junk” was very much a part [...]