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How to Get the Best Deal at a Scrap Yard

Collecting scrap metal and selling it to scrap yards can be lucrative and help put extra cash in your pocket. However, it does come with a bit of a learning curve. As a scrapper, you need to understand how to get the best deal at a scrap yard. It is important to remember that while

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Celebrating the Holidays with Langley Recycling

The holidays are a joyful time of year for all. Festive activities bring people together and help spread the holiday cheer. Most importantly, the holidays are a time when people come together to give back to their local community and help those in need.  Langley Recycling understands the importance of supporting our local community. We

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How much rhodium is in a catalytic converter?

Rhodium is one of the rarest and most valuable precious metals in the world. You might be asking yourself what is rhodium and why is it so valuable? Well, the simple answer is rhodium is a chemical element that makes up only 0.0002 parts per million of the earth’s crust. It is so valuable because

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5 Things you should know before you start collecting scrap metal

Scrap metal is a mixture of metals that originate from various sources, such as appliances, computers or construction sites that are worth money. Metal is unique because most metals can be recycled over and over again without compromising the quality of the material. Collecting scrap metal is a way to not only help the environment

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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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