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  • 3 Reasons To Recycle Copper Wire When Scrapping Metal

    If you are looking to scrap some metal so that you can put a little bit of cash in your pocket, you could be wondering about the type of metal that you should be looking for. Of course, just about any type of metal can bring you some sort of cash when you head to a metal recycling company. However, one type of metal that you might want to put some extra effort into looking for is copper wire.
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  • Recycling Metal: What To Know

    Recycling metal can be a great way to move extra materials off your work sites while allowing you to make some cash from the experience. You might even collect some scrap metal on your own with the goal of taking it to a recycling center. Using these scrapping tips is wise if you want to recycle metal. 1-Protect Yourself First, take care to protect your body while handling scrap metal. It may seem silly to don a pair of gloves and goggles every time you're gathering metal for recycling, however metal can sometimes be sharp or uncomfortable to handle with bare hands.
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  • When Your Plumber Finds A Lot Of Copper Pipe: What To Do Next

    Old houses tend to have a lot of old metal pipe. Usually, the pipes are either lead or copper, but both need to be replaced. Copper corrodes and leaves an unpleasant taste in your water, while lead pipes will utterly poison you. Usually, if the corrosion is bad enough, your plumber will suggest that you replace the copper pipes. Then you have to decide how to best recycle the copper pipe.
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  • A Few Tips To Get The Most Out Of Recycling Scrap Metals

    Recycling scrap metals is a good way to earn a bit of extra cash while saving the environment. You will be ensuring that metal objects do not end up in a landfill where it will sit for years. It also will reduce toxic emissions from the factories that refine the metals when they do not need to produce as much. If you are going to be recycling, you might as well get the most out of them that you can.
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  • Backyard Forest Clearings: Effective Ways to Use Dumpster Rentals

    Creating a forest clearing in your backyard comes with many advantages and uses. A forest clearing gives an area for pets to roam and for kids to play, and it allows for the expanded use of recreational items like trampolines and tents. When planning out a forest clearing, there is likely to be a lot of waste associated with the area. To help get rid of the waste and keep the area as clear as possible, you can rely on a dumpster rental.
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  • How To Reuse Plastic Bottles To Help Start Your Garden This Spring

    When you collect and deposit plastic bottles, newspapers, and other recyclable materials at a recycling drop-off location, they will be taken to a recycling plant and recycled into new products. As a consumer, you can recycle your own items at home to reuse them and extend their usefulness. As plastic bottles are made from petroleum, a non-renewable resource, it requires nearly four barrels of oil to produce one ton of plastic bottles.
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  • Cooking Grease Gets A New Life

    If you are like everyone else who has used a large amount of cooking oil for any reason, you have been faced with the problem of how to dispose of that oil after you were finished with it. While you have probably only had to deal with a gallon or two at a time, restaurants often have to deal with much more than that on a weekly basis. Lucky for them, this grease that used to be a waste product is now a hot commodity.
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  • About The Japanese Tsunami And How Commercial Trash Removal Firms Are Involved In The Pacific Coast Clean-Up Effort

    On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake off Fukushima, Japan, triggered a tsunami that washed some five million tons of debris into the Pacific Ocean. Currents are still carrying some of it towards beaches in North America. Here are some insights into the disaster, a listing of some items being found and examples of commercial trash removal companies playing a part in the cleanup effort. Debris Dispersal Much of the debris sank in the waters around Japan, but scientists estimate that about 1.
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  • How To Make And Maintain A Compost Pile

    As a responsible consumer, you probably think you already do your part to save the world when you place your recycling bins out for pickup. While recycling your trash certainly makes an impact on the amount of trash in the landfills, it doesn't do anything about the amount of food waste. By starting your own compost pile, you can put food scraps to good use and return their nutrients to the soil.
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