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Category Archive: metal

May 05

Removing Your Oil Tank and How it Can Benefit the Environment

The situation is quite different today, but turn back time a couple of decades and you’d see how popular oil tanks became. Back then, people really thought that this was the best option for when it came to heating and providing energy. Since that is no longer the case, and now people have a lot …

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Jan 31

Know About Non-Ferrous Metal Recycling

There are plenty of non-ferrous metals available in nature. Aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin, zinc, chromium, titanium, cobalt and other non-ferrous metals are some of the few such metals which don’t decay or lose their physical and chemical characteristics even after getting recycled. Therefore, these metals feature the capability to be recycled as many times …

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Sep 07

Scrap Metal Recycling: The Best Way to Go Green for Cash

Are we doing any good to the environment is the question of conscience that has been stirred by people, agencies and authorities which truly care for our planet and genuinely want to leave the environment in its pristine form for the posterity. And because of their collective indomitable efforts to keep a check on pollution …

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Aug 18

Tips for Updating Your Kitchen Room

Although you can remodel your kitchen at any time during the year, for some reason many people choose to do so once the summer is in full swing. Perhaps it’s because there’s a little more time available in your schedule during the summer. Regardless, as one of the more popular areas in the home, changes …

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Mar 12

Go Green and Save Green with a Residential Metal Roof

There have been a lot of trends since the turn of the century; new diets, powerful smart phones, and battery-powered cars have changed the way people think and live. Perhaps, though, the most important trend of the Millennial Generation is living “green” lifestyles. Fears of global warming are primarily causes of the public’s newfound respect …

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Feb 26

Infographic: What Happens to a Wrecked Car?

Most people don’t give a second thought to what happens to their wrecked vehicles unless they are sentimental. The truth is that most people give all of their attention to their replacement vehicles. Thankfully, some people are thinking about what happens to those wrecked cars, and the EPA estimates that 80% of wrecked autos are …

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Feb 07

Infographic: 7 Ways Steel is Used in Everyday Life

This infographic from isostainless.com tells the story of how steel is used around the world. Steel is used in cars, homes, skyscrapers and bridges just to name a few. Steel is recyclable and sustainable. Steel can be recycled both up and down the product chain. 97% of steel by-products can be reused. Learn more about steel with this …

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Jan 23

E-Waste Rules and Regulations by State

As technology continues to surge every year, so too does the amount of electronic waste that accompanies it. In 2009, “end of life” TVs, computers and their peripherals (printers, ink cartridges, scanners, fax machines, etc.) mice, keyboards, and cell phones totaled and astonishing 2.37 million short tons. That’s a lot of added waste that, just …

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Jan 06

Go Green! Go for Metal Buildings!

Considering the rapidity in which the principles of environment friendliness, energy sufficiency and sustainability of any structure are increasing, people are trying to find a suitable alternative to traditional constructions. However, despite these ideas are becoming increasingly popular, many of us are not aware about the actual idea behind green building. Naturally, every time some …

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