Posted: February 23rd, 2011 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Electronic Scrap Recycling, Good Recycling Practices | Tags: developing countries, electronic scrap recycling, International Electronics Recycling Congress, Original Equipment Manufacturers, recycling technologies | No Comments »
The rules regarding electronic scrap have again been in the news of late. The European Parliament overwhelmingly recommended changes to its current legislation regarding the collection and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) – including trans-boundary movements. Similarly, a key issue at the 10th International Electronics Recycling Congress in Austria in January involved the export of this material to developing countries.
Off The Toxic Scale
Posted: February 15th, 2011 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Event Participation, Good Recycling Practices | Tags: city of mississauga, Peel Scrap Metal, Show Me The Green, sustainable downtown landscape, sustainable green development models, Undergraduate Commerce Society | No Comments »
As part of our ongoing community involvement and support for green planning education and initiatives, Peel Scrap Metal is pleased to once again be a sponsor of the ‘Show Me The Green’ competition at the University of Toronto. We are joined in this effort with sponsors such as Price Waterhouse Coopers, KPMG, Walmart, Ontario Power Authority, MBNA and Bullfrog Power.
Presented by the Undergraduate Commerce Society, SMG is a compelling business case competition designed to challenge the conventional bounds of both environmental and economic sustainability. This year the focus is on the City of Mississauga and initiatives to design a greener and more sustainable downtown landscape.
Posted: February 8th, 2011 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Scrap Metal Recycling | Tags: Canadian Mint, metal composition of coins, metal recycling companies, metal value of coins | No Comments »
As metal prices increase, we invariably receive enquiries from people wondering if they can recycle their coins for their metal value. Since coins are among the most plentiful type of metal that most people are familiar with and touch on a daily basis, what to do with all that spare change is a good question.
To be clear, it is actually illegal to melt or deface Canadian coins. Both the Currency Act and the Canadian Criminal Code state that no person can melt down, break-up or use otherwise than as currency any coin that is legal tender in Canada.
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The Times They Are A Changing—Especially When It Comes To The Value Of A Penny
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