About a year ago, I realized that my household produced a great deal of trash. Every single week, it was really difficult to shove all of our refuse into the rented cans that we got from the city. After ordering another trashcan, I decided that it might make more sense to simply learn to recycle. I met with my family, and we all thought of ways to throw less into the garbage. It was amazing to see the difference that our actions made. Within a few weeks, we were tossing less and keeping more. We were even able to save money on things like trashcan liners and containers around the house. Check out this blog for ideas about recycling.
Copper scrap is a growing industry, and there is money to be made recycling copper if you understand how to prepare and sell the copper material. Some nuances come with copper recycling, and they affect the price the recycler will pay significantly.
Recycling copper scrap starts with preparing the material to meet the grading requirements of the scrap dealer. Most copper scrap is graded by the purity of the metal, so if you have some copper with steel, aluminum, or other materials on it, the scrap yard will often pay a lower price for the metal. [Read More]