Lead disposal: How to dispose of lead.

Lead disposal has been happening since 4,000 BC, as discovered when ancient figurines were found in Egypt. Little did people know, their ornaments contained a material that would become a controversial global resource. The uses of this metal evolved as people recognized its malleability. Over time, and especially during periods [...]

March 17th, 2020|Categories: General Public, Non-Ferrous Metals|

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 [...]