A Few Things You Need to Know About Scrap Metal Recycling

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When dealing with junk removal, recycling can help keep items out of the landfill. Metal recycling has numerous benefits. First, it is cheaper for producers to use recycled metal than to extract more raw materials from the earth. Additionally, recycling metals limits the impact on the earth.

Metals are grouped into two categories: ferrous metals and non-ferrous metals.

Ferrous metals are metals that contain iron and are generally less valuable than non-ferrous metals. They are known for their strength and durability and ferrous metals are used on construction projects. Ferrous alloys commonly contain large amounts of carbon, making the metals prone to rust. Two ferrous metals resistant to rust are wrought iron and stainless steel. Cast iron, alloy steel, and carbon steel are common types of ferrous metals.

Non-ferrous metals contain no iron. These metals are resistant to rust and as a result are frequently used in pipes and gutters. Aluminum, copper, tin, gold, and silver are all types of non-ferrous metals.

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