Abandoned barbecue grill.

What Scrap Metals Can You Recycle This Summer?

It’s summertime! What does it mean? You get to enjoy beaches like Scarborough Beach, eat some gelato, stroll around Northbridge, watch a movie in the great outdoors, and do some seasonal clean-up. You may not look forward to the last option, but there are good reasons to do so, including its benefits for the environment.…

Mixed scrap metal.

The Importance of Scrap Metal Recycling

The process of recycling scrap metal is similar to the regular recycling procedure. Metals you no longer need will first be collected and sorted before processing them. They will be broken down into smaller pieces to be shredded or crushed and converted into sheets or blocks. Metals will then be melted and purified to remove…

Mixed metal scrap.

7 Key Factors That Affect Scrap Metal Prices

Every year, millions of materials, ranging from metal to plastic to paper (and a whole lot of others), are getting repurposed everywhere in the world. That’s the power of recycling. Collins Recycling is a scrap metal business right at the centre where among the main targets is to buy more metals from other companies and…

Copper Cable

Copper Facts and Why It Should Be Recycled

Copper is one of the many minerals that we know about. But did you know it is essential to our daily lives? Copper is highly valued for its ductility, meaning it can handle physical alterations without breaking. It’s malleable with thermal and electrical conductivity. Copper is corrosion-resistant, too. This element is also considered an important…

Sorting mixed scrap metal.

Scrap Metal: How to Recycle Metal and Why It’s Important

Updated 24 May 2022 When thinking about recycling, the first thoughts are plastics or cardboard products. While recycling these products is crucial, scrap metal recycling does not always come to mind. Yet scrap metal holds onto its original properties no matter how many times it is recycled. This takes the idea of reusing products to…

dismantle tin shed

The 7 Easy Steps of Tearing Down a Shed

Do you have a shed in your yard that you no longer need? Most of us do. It does not only take space but has also become a place for ants and moss to thrive. While you may have your rusty yet trusty tools in that shed, you know that it is high time to…