Do Metal Recycling Facilities Take Inkjet Cartridges?

Inside of printer including metal parts

Short Answer: No, But Read On Inkjet cartridges do contain some scrap metal parts but nowhere near enough to make them viable candidates for recycling. Still, millions of us use inkjet printers which means there are going to be millions upon millions of used-up ink cartridges waiting to be disposed of or recycled. We suggest […]

Scrapping Your Old PC

Computer keyboard recycled for scrap metal

Metal Recycling in Los Angeles Computers contain metal recycling parts that can be worth money. Is it lucrative to dismantle that old Mac or PC into its constituent metal parts? Perhaps. Does it make sense to recycle it no matter what? You bet! Today the ecological effect of old computer systems, computer associated parts and […]

Spot Metals With Compass

Man with scrap metal detector on Los Angeles beach

More Way to Find Metals to Recycle Metal recycling doesn’t just depend on having a pile of nonferrous metals lying around. If you’re enterprising you can even find more sources underground. It can be educational as well as lucrative. With that said, it helps one discover one’s bearing in relation to the four primary instructions […]

Copper Usage In Your House

Copper pitcher to be recycled

Scrappers’ Favorite Unsung Hero We’ve said before copper is king. For most people, though it’s not often thought of on a day-to-day basis. When you deal with metals and recycling like us, though, it’s always on our minds. When thinking about rare-earth elements the majority of us consider gold and also platinum, nearly everyone disregards […]

Novel Metal Recycling Efforts

Metal recycling with shipping containers

Shipping Container Homes We’ve written about the backlog of shipping in Los Angeles ports and the supply chain problems it’s causing, including the effect on metal recycling. But when thinking about shipping and the ubiquitous shipping containers that house just about everything that moves by sea, another aspect of recycling comes to mind. Not everything […]

Making Extra Money For Christmas

Selling scrap metal for cash

Sell Your Scrap Metal to Us! Metal recycling is a great way to make extra money for Christmas. With the state of the economy being what it is and just about everything costing more, it’s important to find ways to make extra money. In the Los Angeles area, you may want to consider recycling your […]

Post-Repair Scrap Copper Pipes are Worth Money

Copper metal recycling image

Plumbing Suggestions and Metal Recycling Metal recycling, especially of plumbing articles, is something we do routinely, but following up on our previous post, here are some tips for keeping your pipes usable. When they’re past their prime, you can recycle them with us for cash (see below), but until you need us, follow these suggestions. […]

Clear The Copper Pipeline

Recycling old copper plumbing pipes in Los Angeles

Let The Water Run With These Plumbing Tips Pipes can cost a great deal of cash—we should know, we pay good money for discarded or scrap copper piping, so being prepared and knowing how to take care of your pipes can be really advantageous to you and your wallet. If you’re not recycling your pipes […]

Why Most Minerals Are Not As Popular As Some Metals?

Gemstones without metal setting

Dealing with discarded metal as we do, we often get asked about minerals. That’s not really our area of expertise but for those who ask, we have some information here that may be of value. There are millions of minerals that exist on the earth, however few of them are valued as gems and utilized […]

The Bloghead of Scrap Metal

scrap metal blogger in bed

How Promoting Our Website (Almost) Became an Addiction For those of you who haven’t yet started a Blog, you will not understand. Simply attempting one Blog will get you hooked. That’s what happened to me when I took on the job of marketing our scrap metal recycling website. At first it was kind of a […]