Unexpected Metal Uses

Recycled metals can kill these bacteria

More on Colloidal Silver and Killing Germs “Colloidal silver kills bacteria.” This is what adverts are promoting about colloidal silver. Is it true? That’s the question. As a scrap metal yard here in Los Angeles, we deal day in and day out with metals. It’s rather obvious that aluminum cans get melted down and remade […]

Picking Metal Mailboxes

metal recycling into mailboxes on fence

Metal Recycling From Scrap to Functional Decor Metal recycling has many outcomes. The scrap you turn in to your dealer and get paid for may end up as aluminum siding, a stainless steel knife, a brass plumbing fixture or even a mailbox outside your home! There are a lot of individuals today that require a […]

Calcium Metal

Calcium metal recycling from shellfish

Bet You Never Thought Much About This Metal A fifth most copious metallic aspect, Calcium metal makes up over three percent of the overall in Earth’s crust, and is a trimorphous metal that is firmer than sodium however softer than aluminum. The essential kind of calcium metal can not be found in nature, but happens […]

More Uses for Recycled Metals

Metal structure using recycled metals

Checklist for Building A Metal Structure Metal recycling Los Angeles plays a role in things that wouldn’t readily come to mind, but the construction industry is one. Numerous business will conserve money when they operate in a metal building. Metal structures are likewise more adaptable than other types of structures as they can have a […]

Being “Green”

Recycling Los Angeles with Eco Friendly Products

Our Recycling Center is Just A Part of the Effort It seems nearly unthinkable to believe that startingmy cars and trucks and letting them run for five minutes in the SoCal heat to get the air conditioning going has any impact on theearth’s pulse, but when you multiply the millions of times Californians do the […]

Container Sales Means More Than Container Sales

Shipping container metal recycling Los Angeles

Grand Scale Metal Recycling The metal we recycle often gets shipped overseas. We just wrote about shipping containers in a previous blog post and that’s what much of our scrap metal gets shipped in so on the heels of that article here’s probably more than you ever wanted to know about shipping containers, their uses […]

Our Metal Recycling Website

Los Angeles scrap metal recycling center logo

Looking Back on Our Press Release SUN VALLEY, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 29, 2021 / TM Scrap Metals, a Los Angeles scrap metal recycling company located in Sun Valley, CA, recently launched a new website. The new site is more functional andprovides more information for prospective scrappers. The company was founded in 2010 and […]

A Look at The Metals We Recycle

Millenial Favorites: Wrought Iron Railings Metal recycling means we take in many metals in just about every conceivable form. From aluminum rims to coated wires and including something you may not think about but it’s right there in front of you every time you leave your home: Wrought iron. The iron railing has remained in […]

Metal Recycling: Not Just Good. Good Business

Stainless steel pots as scrap metal

Los Angeles’ Piece of the Eco-Economy Our little smidgeon of the scrap metal industry is just a sliver of the total global effort to reduce waste. Much of that waste (including metals) is ascribed to by many as a contributor to global warming (or “climate change” as the name has evolved over time). When the […]

Recycling on The East Coast

New York City skyline home of metal recycling

Looking at New York City vs. Los Angeles Los Angeles is often at the forefront of recycling efforts. Witness our scrap metal recycling operation New York City, in just its five boroughs, has a population of over 8 million and in an area smaller than most states; you can simply picture just how much waste […]