The Valuable Metals & Materials That Can Be Recovered From Your Mine, Refinery or Power Plant

If you’re an archaeologist, you get to jump into tombs and find forgotten treasures. If you’re a geologist, you get to break open geodes and uncover hidden gems.  And if you’re Richmond Steel, you get to salvage buildings and recover valuable metals. (We don’t always feel like Indiana Jones, but [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]