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So, You Need Personalized Scrap Management. Now What?

For enterprises that generate scrap continuously, custom scrap management is a necessity. At Cohen, we’ve been creating innovative scrapping solutions for hundreds of businesses for nearly a century.

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How To Manage Construction and Demolition Scrap

Scrap material can quickly pile up on construction and demolition job sites, impacting your efficiency and even creating a safety hazard. It’s important that when you’re going into a new job, you have a plan in place to collect and remove the waste you generate.

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Recycling Wires and Cables: What is The Difference, and is One More Valuable?

The average American replaces their smartphone every two to three years. Computers are on a roughly five-year cycle, laptops slightly less, and tablets in between. Once you’re done with them, into the recycling they go. But what about the cords?

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Factors That Impact Scrap Metal Pricing
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Recycling Runs in the Family: the Cohen Legacy

Who exactly wakes up one day and decides to start collecting and selling scrap metal for a living? In our case, it started with two brothers and a cart. Learn how the Cohen Recycling legacy came to be.

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Recycling Electronics Securely: How Data is Destroyed

You might be hesitant to hand over your electronic equipment, and all the data within it, to a recycling company, and no one would blame you. To give you peace of mind that you are safe to recycle electronics with Cohen, let’s walk you through how data is stored, and how it can be destroyed.

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The Release of Freon, for Good This Time

In 2020, the U.S. will begin enforcing a ban on the production, manufacturing, or importing of a class of refrigerants known as hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs). You probably know it as Freon. It’s the gas that lets your refrigerator, freezer, and air conditioning unit do their jobs. And it’s bad news for the environment.

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The Environmental Impact of Electronics and E-Waste

From lamps, to ATMs, to personal computers and smartphones, we interact with or rely on electronics practically all day every day. So it should come as no surprise that electronic waste is the fastest growing global waste stream. Electronics impact the environment at every stage of their lifecycle.

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What Happens to the Stuff I Recycle at Cohen?

You probably have a general idea of how the recycling process works: recycled items eventually get turned into new products. But how exactly are old things made new again? And when you drop off items at a recycling center, where do they go from there? In this post, we’ll take you through the metal recycling process.

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The Cold Hard Facts About Recycling Refrigerators

What do refrigerators, ice makers, and vending machines have in common? They all use coolants to do the things we count on them for. They also require special handling to recycle.

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