Lead Paint Removal: Our Hazardous Waste Disposal & Abatement Process During Demolition

If you lived in the 1800’s, there’s a good chance your bedroom wallpaper would have contained arsenic. Those toxic ink particles and vapors would lazily float through the air, and slowly accumulate inside your body. It wouldn’t have been long before you joined the growing list of mysterious illnesses being [...]

The Role of Scrap Metal Recycling in the Circular Economy

Global demand for metals is surging, driven by their essential role in critical industries such as construction, automotive, and electronics. Given their widespread use and the finite nature of metal resources, sustainable resource management is more crucial than ever. In response to growing concerns about environmental degradation and resource depletion, [...]

Preparing for Your Project: Health & Safety Risks for Demolition Crews

Every demolition site is unique. Sometimes, even twin buildings with the exact same layout will behave and fall in different ways, as their structure or ground conditions might differ slightly. Given this, safe methodologies based on experience can be employed in similar settings. Understanding the common hazards present in demolition [...]

Employee Spotlight – 22 year RSR Vet, Richard Sotorschuk

Welcome to the heart of Richmond Steel Recycling Ltd (RSR), where dedication isn't just a word, it's a legacy. In an era where loyalty is often fleeting, we take immense pride in our longstanding team members who have stood the test of time with us. Picture this: decades of dedication, [...]

Richmond Steel Recycling’s Employee Spotlight – Jasnoor Shinger’s Journey: Driving Excellence at Richmond Steel Recycling

At Richmond Steel Recycling (RSR), fostering effective communication with our valued employees is paramount to our success. We firmly believe that each employee's unique perspective and voice contribute immeasurable value to our organization. In this employee spotlight, we shine a light on Jasnoor Shinger, our dedicated Inbound Material Controller, who [...]

Unearthing Green Gold: A Chronicle of Scrap Metal Recycling in North America

In the ever-evolving landscape of environmental consciousness, the journey of scrap metal recycling in North America stands as a testament to the region's commitment to sustainability. This eco-friendly practice has come a long way since its inception, transforming what was once considered mere waste into a valuable resource. Join us, [...]

The ever changing field of metal recycling : A conversation with industry expert – Richmond Steel Recycling’s President – Harbinder Dhillon

In today’s modern world, industries must adopt new technologies and practices to ensure they are able to remain competitive and relevant. Although the metal recycling industry is one that operates on a lot of the traditional practices, it too has had to modernize. In this blog, we had the opportunity [...]

Unveiling the World of Industrial Demolition: An Interview with Sebastien Rosner, VP, and GM of Richmond Steel Recycling

The industrial demolition industry is a captivating realm, filled with thrills, challenges, and remarkable transformations. Richmond Steel Recycling (RSR), a prominent name in this dynamic field, stands out for its unwavering dedication to safety and sustainability. Unknown to many, RSR has its own Field Services division, which focuses on industrial [...]

Leo Zhao: A Year of Growth and Dedication at Richmond Steel Recycling

At Richmond Steel Recycling, we believe in celebrating the remarkable journeys of our team members. Today, we shine the spotlight on Leo Zhao, a scale operator who has been with us for one year. Leo's journey is a testament to growth, collaboration, and inspiration within our company. Leo's Remarkable Journey [...]

David Luu on the Dynamic World of Metal Recycling: Challenges, Trends, and RSR’s Vision

In the ever-evolving landscape of the metal recycling industry, professionals like David Luu find themselves at the forefront of a dynamic and challenging sector. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with David to gain insights into what makes this industry so exciting, unique, and the driving forces that [...]

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