What to Know About Radioactive Material in Scrap Metal

What to Know About Radioactive Material in Scrap Metal

The scrap metal industry is nearly a $30 billion industry which has created millions of jobs, but the recycling process used varies based on the material. Not all materials are the same, and some scrap metal workers handle common steel or copper on a daily basis. On the other hand, those same workers can encounter radioactive materials which require a different method for disposal. If you’re searching for more information about what to know about radioactive material in scrap metal, our experts discuss more below.

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Types of Metals Most Commonly Recycled

Types of Metals Most Commonly Recycled

The metal recycling industry is among the most important industries for the economy and also for the environment. By recycling metals, these companies play a large role in reducing greenhouse gases and energy use. Economically, the metal recycling industry employs hundreds of thousands of workers and helps in producing some of the largest earnings for the country’s GDP. Though metal recycling companies may recycle any type of metal, some types are more sought-after than others. Continue reading to learn the types of metals most commonly recycled.

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1,300 metric tons of scrap metal removed from Russian Arctic

1,300 metric tons* of scrap metal removed from Russian Arctic

*1,433 US Tons

Russian Defense Ministry environmental cleanup units have collected about 1,300 metric tons of scrap metal in the Arctic for removal to the mainland, Deputy Defense Minister Army General Mikhail Bulgakov told RIA Novosti. (more…)

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Copper-Metal Theft Continues

Copper-Metal Theft Continues

Thieves seeking the expensive metal are getting away with bundles of wires, pipes and scrap in order to sell the goods for quick cash. KING 5 gathered unused metal from the television station building and put metal recycling businesses to the test. (more…)

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