Why You’re Not Getting the Full Value of Your Scrap Metal

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Whether you’re just starting to recycle scrap metal or have been scrapping for years, there are a lot of aspects of recycling metals that many companies don’t take into account to maximize their scrap metal return. As professionals in the industry, we’ve seen this happen time and again, so here are a few tips to help you get the most from your scra…

Are You Getting a Fair Price For Your Scrap Metal?

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When you’re trying to sell your scrap metal in CT, how do you know when you’re getting a fair price? Without knowing the market, it’s hard to determine a fair price for your scrap metal.

In this post, we’ll discuss how to make sure you’re getting a price that’s fair for your scrap metal.
Check the Market
The first place to get an idea of what a fair price may be is by checking the aggregat…

7 Factors Affecting Scrap Metal Prices

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When you’re considering selling your scrap metal, it can seem as though the prices change on an hourly basis. Why do scrap metal prices change so drastically on such short order?

In this post, we’ll take a look at key factors that affect scrap metal metal pricing:
Supply and Demand
It’s the one constant in almost every transaction throughout history – if something is in high demand and low…

How to Get the Best Scrap Metal Prices in CT

It can seem like there’s a big difference between current market prices for metals and the check you at the recycling company. What…

How to Find the Best Scrap Aluminum Prices in CT

Did you know that to extract aluminum from bauxite ore takes between 6-8 kilowatts per pound? Because of aluminum’s lightweight property, 32-33 beverage cans can be manufactured from that same pound.

With that kind of energy input, it’s no surprise that aluminum is a highly sought after recyclable, to the point that several states in the U.S. either require a deposit or pay a return fee for…

How to Get the Most Money from Scrap Metal


When it comes time to sell your scrap metals, sometimes it can seem like there’s a huge disconnect between current market prices for metals and the figure that ends up on the check you get back from the scra…

4 Things to Think About When Choosing a Scrap Metal Company

We know you’re under a great deal of pressure on the job. With production deadlines and limited storage space, you don’t have time to chase down multiple scrap metal companies to find the best one.

So what do you need to consider when trying to find a customer-focused scrap meta…

5 Factors that Affect Scrap Metal Price


Have you ever wondered why scrap metal prices fluctuate on such a regular basis? There are a number of outside factors that come into play in determining scrap metal prices. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest factors in determining scrap meta…

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