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WHAT MATERIALS ARE RECYCLABLE

Most man-made materials are recyclable ... plastics, glass, paper, metals, and rubber along with iron and steel are commonly recycled.

Mining and processing virgin ores is extremely expensive and very hard on our environment. Most of all it depletes our finite natural resources. The exciting news is that for more than 100 years; technology has continued to improve the process of  remelting, shaping and processing scrap metals into entirely new products.

Iron and steel have the benefit of being magnetic, which contributes significantly to a cost-effective process in handling, sorting and shipping it.

Materials Recycled in the US Each Year
  Iron & Steel 70.0 million tons
  Aluminum 4.1 million tons
  Copper 1.5 million tons
  Paper 60.0 million tons
  Glass 3.5 million tons