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An Essential List of Scrap Metals (Updated for 2021-2022)

If you have old items made of metal lying around, you may be wondering how to dispose of them. Did you know that you can sell most items made of metals as scrap metal for recycling? It’s a great way to dispose of your unwanted metal items, help the environment and make some cash for

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Will Scrap Metal Prices Go Up in 2022?

Throughout 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic affected many industries and caused prices to rise due to shortages in supply, but increase in demand. One of those industries that saw major price increases is the scrap metal industry. Pieces for scrap metal increased to historically high numbers across the board while suppliers struggled to keep up. In

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Copper Recycling Rates

Copper is one of the many metals that we make regular use of that can also be readily recycled. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that the vast majority of copper in circulation has been recycled in some way. Why is this metal so easy to recycle? Let’s take a closer look at

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Different Types of Copper Scrap and Copper Grades

Copper is one of the most common metals that we make use of. It is a fantastic conductor, which means that it can hold heat and electricity well so it is often used in construction and industrial machinery. For this reason, you can frequently find copper available for scrap and recycling. However, not all scrap

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5 Tips for Recycling Tantalum

Tantalum is a distinctive metal with unique properties which make it an essential material in various global industries. The properties include an incredibly high melting point, being very resistant to corrosion and being highly conductive of electricity and heat. In our recent guide to metal recycling, we spoke about the uses of tantalum and how

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Red Metals Recycling Guide: Bronze, Copper and Brass

Telling the difference between metals can be difficult at the best of times, but it can help if you know a little bit about each metal to assist you with differentiating.  In our recent guide to metal recycling, we told you all about some of the most popular metals that we, at Langley Recycling, take

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7 Reasons Titanium Can Be Classed as an ‘Eco Metal’ When Recycled

In our recent guide to metal recycling, we like to think we made it very clear just how passionate we are about the planet and helping to reduce global warming through educating people on recycling different metals.  In the articles that followed, we wanted to really zone in on the different types of metals you

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Customer Appreciation Day Specials For September 2021

See all of our September 2021 Specials for Customer Appreciation Day. Customer Appreciation Days are a unique opportunity for our customers to get better pricing on their scrap materials – a little bit of a bonus just for being part of the Langley Recycling family. September 2nd Aluminum can $0.48-$0.50 Stainless steel $.050-$.052 September 8th

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What Can Aluminum Cans Be Recycled Into?

What Can Aluminum Cans Be Recycled Into?

Have you ever wondered what aluminum cans can be recycled into? Well, the answer to that question is a lot!  Aluminum cans are one of the most collected recycling items and one of the easiest materials for recycling companies to process. In addition, aluminum is very sustainable and is of high value in the recycling

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15 Profitable Things You Can Scrap Around the House

If you’re cleaning or re-doing your home, you might be wondering what to do with all of your extra stuff. If it’s big, hard to move, or made of certain materials, you might not be able to put it on the curb and have it picked up. So, what do you do with it? If

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