Only 35 percent of Americans recycle, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). While the recycling of paper, plastics, glass, rubber, cloth, and other such items are popular among many homeowners, recycling scrap metal is not. The first place to look would be a kitchen. Items such as faucets, cast-iron pots/pans, aluminum cans, and appliances are items to consider recycling when replacing them or if they are non-functional. Some of these items may be more convenient to transport

than others, but keep in mind, the more metal the more value it may have, making your extra effort worth it. Another area to look for scrap metal would be a living room. Average people understand that recycling scrap metal benefits the environment, but do they know how? Read more….

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