We are born to help the world,
not to destroy it,
Let's all of us do our part,
let's all Recycle and save the environment..
Why do we Recycle Scrap Metal?
Metals are valuable materials that can be recycled again and again without degrading their properties. Scrap metal has value, which motivates people to collect it for sale to recycling operations.
In addition to a financial incentive, there is also an environmental imperative. The recycling of metals enables us to preserve natural resources while requiring less energy to process than the manufacture of new products using virgin raw materials. Recycling emits less carbon dioxide and other harmful gasses. More importantly, it saves money and allows manufacturing businesses to reduce their production cost.
Recycling also creates jobs.
When talking about scrap metal recycling, it is important to differentiate between the two main categories of scrap metal: ferrous metal, and nonferrous metal.
While ferrous metal contains some degree of iron, non-ferrous metal does not contain iron as a component. Nonferrous scrap includes aluminum, copper, lead, nickel, tin, zinc and others.
The Scrap Metal Recycling Process
The first step in metal recycling is the collection of all metal products. Winthrop Steel Co. brings in a variety of metallic items like white goods, radiators, steel or alloy wheels, roller shutters, bicycles and batteries, even the stainless steel kitchen sink can be recycled.
We purchase metal, we categorize, package and sell to larger facility, who bale, shred, put on rail cars, ships, to be brought to foundries in the US or shipped overseas for the final destinations to be made into products and remarketed into household items, autos or equipment, industrial building materials etc, then as these items no matter how large or small, break down from age, weather overuse etc, the process starts again, the circle of the life of scrap metal.
Our work is completed with total respect for the environment. As a family-owned and operated company, the future of our planet is of the utmost importance to the way we do business.
Buying and Selling Of Scrap Metal
We accept scrap metals from electricians, plumbers, construction workers, and industrial companies. We are interested in aluminum, copper, brass, steel, electric wire, batteries, stainless steel, compressors, radiators, motors, iron scrap, multiple types of wired scrap. We buy, sell, and trade-in.