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 [...]

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 [...]