Greenway Metal Recycling Blog

Construction and Demolition Recycling

Construction and Demolition Recycling

Construction and demolition recycling can benefit the environment in many ways. For one, there are many facilities for specific scrap materials that come off of the job site and demolition projects. For example, concrete can be recycled at a concrete recycler, metals...

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Quickest Payout for Scrap Metal

Quickest Payout for Scrap Metal

If you are frustrated with how long it takes to get paid from your current scrap recycling yard, it's time to make a change! You need to find a local scrap yard that understands the market for industrial, commercial and construction scrap metal and the factors...

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National MS Society Sponsor

National MS Society Sponsor

Our company stands for protecting our natural resources and environment through industrial scrap metal recycling.  But at Greenway Metal Recycling, we also acknowledge our commitment to helping our community and area organizations. Greenway Metal Recycling is proud to...

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The Basics of Metal Recycling

The Basics of Metal Recycling

There are many reasons to recycle metal. These include protecting the environment and protecting the economy. Metal recycling is an important part of the waste management process, and it can reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Metals left in landfills can contaminate...

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What is a Scrap Metal Broker?

What is a Scrap Metal Broker?

If you have a metal recyclable collection, you've probably wondered how a scrap metal broker can help you. While a scrap metal broker can help you sell your recyclable metals, the job is not without risks. Scrap processors need to sort and process the scrap before it...

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Industrial Metal Recycling Services

Industrial Metal Recycling Services

Industrial scrap metal recycling is becoming a very popular way for businesses to dispose of unwanted materials. While many businesses don't have the time to do it themselves, there are metal recycling services that offer financial incentive to recycle the scrap...

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What is the most valuable scrap metal?

What is the most valuable scrap metal?

Scrap metal can be found in a variety of products from aluminum cans to electric motors. The highest price in scrap metal recycling includes metals like brass, aluminum, and bronze. These are non-ferrous metals but precious metals can also be profitable scrap metals....

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Aluminum Scrap Metal Recycling in Chicago

Aluminum Scrap Metal Recycling in Chicago

If you live in the Chicago area, you may be wondering how you can find a company that accepts aluminum scrap. If your business is near Chicago, you can contact a company like Greenway Metal Recycling to inquire about recycling opportunities for ferrous metals at...

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What is Sheet Iron and How to Recycle It

What is Sheet Iron and How to Recycle It

  Sheet iron is a term used to describe ferrous scrap. Almost everything used is made sheet metal, including appliances and water heaters. It is very common to see this material in homes and businesses, but what exactly is it and what is its value? What is Sheet...

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