Monthly Archives: August 2012

How Recycling scrap copper& scrap steel Can Make You Money

Metal recycling companies will not accept the device as a whole, so you will have to separate the metallic parts like scrap steel from other parts of the device like plastic or anything else which is not a metal. You will need some practice to break open your device and strip out the metallic parts and you will need to take some precautions while stripping your device, especially if it is a non-ferrous metal like scrap copper and aluminum, as your device may have been made of recycled products containing gallium and arsenic which are harmful chemicals. You may not be able to completely separate the metallic and plastic parts of your device but most recycling companies will accept your scrap device if it at least has 80% metal content.

To summarize, recycling scrap metals has increasingly become a popular business concept. It has become a whole profitable industry in itself in a short time. You can make money and at the same time, doing your bit to help the environment and help save our Mother Earth’s natural resources.

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How Aluminum recycling Can Make You Money As Well As Helping to Save The Environment

Now let us talk about various kinds of metals that are being recycled. There are two main types of scrap metal-Ferrous and Nonferrous. Ferrous is usually used for construction materials, tubes, wiring, pipes and cars, railroads etc. while non-ferrous metals are used in compressors, electronic devices and mainframes of computers, air conditioning units and in industrial appliances. Ferrous metal contains iron but for people, who are in the business of recycling scrap metals, it is much more profitable to do Copper and Aluminum recycling as these metals are rarer than iron and so they need to be regularly recycled so as to increase their availability. Some other non-ferrous materials are nickel, titanium, platinum, arsenic, tin, brass, tungsten and mercury etc. The process of electrolysis is usually used to separate and refine these metals.

But, for some people who know that they can get some money by recycling their old devices, to supplement their income by selling units made of metal to a metal recycling company. Many novices have also started scrap electronics recycling as a hobby because it fetches them some money.

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How Recycling Scrap Metal Can Make You Money As Well As Helping to Save The Environment.

Nowadays as more and more people are aware of the damage we are doing to Mother Earth and most of us know the benefits of recycling of metals. Living green and buying green products has become cool and trendy. You can also see that customers are buying organic products and environmentally friendly products, even though some of them tend to be a little bit more costly than conventional products that they were used to. This concept of recycling has been very effective in making the environment free from pollution and other toxic chemicals leaking out into our rivers, sea and ground water.

Most people do not know that their used scrap electronics can fetch them some money and they just throw it out if the electronic device has been damaged and go and buy a new one. These days, the price of electronic equipments become much cheaper, so when a TV, fridge, motors, compressors and air conditioning units etc breaks down, most people prefer to buy a new device and just throw the old device.

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