WHAT IS TIN? Tin is soft, silver-blue metal derived from the mineral cassiterite. It is a base metal that is commonly blended with other metals to create alloys. Common tin alloys include bronze and pewter. Tin is also used to make solder and glass.  Tin is fairly scarce in the Earth’s crust compared to other […]


CAN I RECYCLE MY OLD TV OR MONITOR AT COHEN?   Yes. All TVs and monitors, as well as other electronics, can be dropped off at any Cohen Recycling Center. Find a recycling center near you. All brands, ages, and sizes of televisions and monitors can be recycled at Cohen. CRT (cathode ray tube) Televisions LED […]

Stainless Steel

WHAT IS STEEL? Steel is an alloy of iron, created by introducing carbon to iron. The amount of carbon used to make steel can give it different properties. For instance, carbon steel is extra strong because it has a higher carbon content.  HOW IS STEEL MADE? The carbon that goes into making steel comes from […]