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 [...]

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 [...]

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