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What type of metal do I have?

Metal is everywhere - in the kitchen in pots and pans and knives and forks, in chairs, automobiles, bicycles, airplanes and road signs. But the type of metal you find in different items varies wildly, such as what a beverage can is made up of compared to a house - [...]

October 29th, 2019|Categories: General Public|

Could the benefits of aluminum recycling help cans replace plastic bottles in Canada?

The Canadian government wants to ban harmful, single use plastic by 2021, which could lead to a huge increase in aluminum recycling and a change in how we buy water, Coca Cola, Pepsi and other soft drinks. There are many problems with plastic. Unlike aluminum, which is collected by companies [...]

What is Recycled Metal Used For?

From bridges and roads to tin cans, a number of things that we encounter in our day-to-day lives are created from repurposed products. With almost half of the world’s annual production of steel, copper, and aluminum coming from recycled scrap metal, there is an enormous demand for scrap metal recycling. [...]

July 23rd, 2019|Categories: General Public|

What Are the Benefits of Recycling Metal?

Scrap Metal recycling is seeing exponential growth due to environmental demands by governmental agencies in Canada and Richmond Steel Recycling is at the forefront of that advance. The Canadian Association of Recycling Industries (CARI) estimates that roughly 45 percent of the world’s annual production of steel, 33 percent of the [...]

June 27th, 2019|Categories: General Public|