Posted: May 3rd, 2013 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Blog, Electronic Scrap Recycling, Good Recycling Practices, Sustainability, Worker Heath And Safety | Tags: Beijing, China, Foreign Trade, Hybrid Cars, recycling industry, Renewable Energy, scrap metal recycling, sustainability, The Green Fence, Wind Energy | No Comments »
Beijing on a clear day.
We have all seen the pictures of the urban smog in many cities in China. In fact, the country is home to 20 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities. Key among the factors involved is that coal produces 70% of China’s energy. The country burns nearly half of the world’s supply.
And it’s not just the air that is of concern. It has been estimated that 90% of China’s urban groundwater is contaminated. Over one third of the fish species native to the Yellow River are now extinct and millions of people in rural areas rely on unsafe water supplies.
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China: What You May Not Know About It Will Surprise You
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Posted: January 24th, 2013 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Good Recycling Practices, Scrap Copper Recycling | Tags: copper, copper prices, electronics recycling, Oakville, peel scrap metal recycling, recycling, recycling copper, recycling industry, scrap metal recycling, scrap metal recycling industry, sustainability | No Comments »
Welcome to 2013! We hope you enjoyed the Holiday Season.
Perhaps as one of your new year’s resolutions, you have decided to clean-up and recycle some of the odds and ends around the house or business. You can put your junk in your trunk and just head off to one of our locations in either Mississauga or Oakville. Or, you can consider what could be done to add value to your scrap metal and ensure that the trip is as worthwhile as possible.
Our conveniently located Mississauga and Oakville locations make dropping off your scrap metal quick and easy. See our home page for addresses.
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Getting The Most From Your Scrap Takes A Little Work But It Can Be Worth It.
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Posted: November 19th, 2012 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Good Recycling Practices, Scrap Metal Recycling, Steel, Sustainability, Urban Mining | Tags: alloy, Aluminum, American Iron and Steel Institute, Basic Oxygen Furnace, Canadian Steel Producer's Association, Comex, copper, Electric Arc Furnace, Metal markets, peel scrap metal recycling, recycling, recycling industry, Steel, steel industry, Steel Recycling Institute, Urban Mining | No Comments »
You might be surprised to learn that steel is the most widely used and most recycled metal on the planet. To give you some idea of the scope, more steel is recycled in the U.S. each year than paper, plastic, aluminum and glass combined.
Within our economy, the steel industry clearly plays a significant role. Statistics for 2010 indicate that, in Canada, we produced 13 million tons of steel and sold more than 12 billion dollars of product of which more than 6 billion dollars worth was exported. The industry also directly employs 25,000 people and has made capital investments of 2 billion dollars since 2005.
Posted: April 10th, 2012 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Company News, Electronic Scrap Recycling, Recycling Innovations | Tags: Aluminum Can Recycling, award winning recycling, Can Manufacturers Association, Ellsin Environmental, End of Line Electronics Recycling, Environmental Waste International, metals, Microwave technology, molecular bonding, Oakville, peel scrap metal recycling, Printer Recycling, recycling, recycling cell phones, recycling circuit boards, recycling communications cable, recycling copper, recycling industry, Recycling Industry Innovations, reverse polymerization, scrap copper recycling, sustainability, TV recycling, Wise Metals | No Comments »
While there have been many new technologies introduced into the recycling industry over the past few decades, in this blog we want to highlight two recent exciting developments. One is in Canada and the other is in the U.S.
You can be forgiven if the patented process called reverse polymerization does not happen to be in your lexicon . We hadn’t heard of it either until someone brought it to our attention in connection with the various technologies being applied to the problem of recycling the 12 million plus end of life vehicle tires that are generated in Ontario each year.
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If You Think Of The Recycling Industry As Innovation Challenged…Please Think Again.
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Posted: September 9th, 2011 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: award winning recycling, end of life recycling rates, environment, Oakville, Price Chart, recycling, recycling industry, scrap metal recycling, technological, Thomas E. Graedel, United Nations Environment Programme, Yale University | No Comments »
As you may or may not have noticed, we have taken a brief blogging hiatus over the summer months as our attention was turned towards getting our new location in Oakville up and running. It is now fully operational and we are extremely pleased with the reception we have received from the public, the trades and industry in the community and surrounding municipalities.
As part of this process we also created a new home page for our web site which features, among other things, a price chart that will provide visitors with up to date rates on some of the more popular metals we purchase.
Click here to check it out.
Posted: October 28th, 2010 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Urban Mining | Tags: beauty of recycling, chilean mine cave-in, chilean miners, discarded electronic cable, recovering copper, recycled copper, recycled scrap wire, recycling industry, renewable urban mining, sustainable alternatives | No Comments »
Like most people, we were riveted to the unfolding story of the rescue of the Chilean miners last month. It was a story of the power of the human spirit. The courage of the miners, the faith of their families and the selfless determination and ingenuity of the rescuers and all of the supporting groups around the world will be remembered as key parts of one of the most heroic events of our time.
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Renewable Urban Mining VS Disasters Waiting To Happen
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