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Sorting it Out: Identifying Steel in the Metal Recycling Industry

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Metal Matters: Why Everyone Should Recycle Their Metal

Efficient, cost-effective and repeatable, metal recycling has the potential to remedy many of our material scarcity woes — and it's been part of the solution for a long time.
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Scrap Metal on the Demolition Job Site: Where’s the ROI?

Demolition contractors can maximize the metals recovered for recycling from the job site by following this advice.
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Electronics Recycling: Protect Your Personal Data While Saving Energy & The Environment

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Everything You Need To Know About Scrap Metal Recycling

Metal that isn’t recycled usually ends up in landfills, which can harm our environment and destroy natural habitats. We should all be striving to keep hazardous materials such as mercury and lead out of landfills. This prevents these harmful materials from leaching into the surrounding ecosystem.
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Recycling and the Pursuit of a Circular Economy

The goals of a circular economy are to use less, waste less, and remain profitable. People, companies, organizations and governments are focusing on changing the way we do things so we use less, throw less away and regenerate more naturally.
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How to Stay Safe While Visiting a Scrap Recycling Center

Whether it’s your first time visiting a Cohen Recycling Center to sell your scrap metal, or you’ve been coming for years, there’s never a bad time to brush up on basic scrapyard safety. Learn the do’s and don’ts for visiting our facilities.
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The Unexpected Story of How Nickel Got Its Name

Learn about the mythological origins of this non-ferrous metal, commonly used for plating, and more about its history and value.
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How Long Can Coronavirus Stay on Scrap Metal and Other Surfaces?

It is possible to contract coronavirus by touching a contaminated surface and then touching one’s face. This includes common scrap materials. Find out how long the virus is known to last on various materials and what you can do to continue scrapping safely.
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Interview with a Cohen Scrap Buyer: Recycling for the Future

We sat down with Justin Noble, a buyer on Cohen's commercial scrap management team, for his perspective on the role of recycling in handing off a better planet than we were given and what inspires him about recycling.