Why Do Scrap Metal Prices Fluctuate?

Canadian recyclers process over 16 million tonnes of scrap metal each year, making it the largest sector within the recycling market. But dealing in the scrap metal market isn’t always easy because of the commodity’s fluctuating prices. Values can change from day to day, so scrap yard managers keep an [...]

September 4th, 2019|Categories: General Public|

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|