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Benefits Of Scrap Metal Recycling

Recycling has become increasingly important to society and industry to meet the goals of cost reduction, efficient management of limited resources, and reduced landfill utilization. We are accustomed to hearing the three R’s of recycling (reduce, reuse, recycle) to include […]

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Life Story Of An Aluminium Can

The average life cycle of a human being from a birth to a death is 60 years and the life cycle of an aluminum can from mining to recycling is 60 days.

The life of aluminum can starts in tropical and […]

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What’s All This Talk About Copper?

Three metals stand out above the rest in terms of their usefulness: copper, iron and aluminum. But what`s with all this talk about copper lately? What makes copper and copper-based products so valuable to us, and why do societies depend […]

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Scrap Metal, The New Silk Road

During the time of Antiquity, trade on the Silk Road was a significant factor in the development of the ancient civilizations. Bridging the gap between the East and West, many goods from China, including silk, were traded all over the […]

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Is It Upcycling Or Downcycling?

The word recycling was in use for 60 years before Reiner Pilz gave it a new thought in 1994 presenting the idea of downcycling and upcycling.* His main point was that the product after the recycling should have better value […]

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The Noble And Non Ferrous Metals

The term non-ferrous metals include aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin, titanium, zinc, and alloys such as brass. Precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum and exotic or rare metals such as cobalt, mercury, lithium etc. are considered a non-ferrous […]

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