Green Living-Easy through Scrapping

Posted: October 25, 2011

Let’s face it! Green Living is the newest fab in the media. If you are green there is a certain sparkle about you as a person. Many people don’t have the time to be completely dedicated to the “Green Lifestyle” but Rockaway Recycling can help you put a little green in your life, both money and environmental awareness.

The scrap metal industry isn’t just something for you to make money off your trash but is actually a large contributor to the recycling movement throughout the entire world.

  • On average scrap recycling diverts over 131,500,000 tons of materials from landfills each year. 
  • Recycling saves 95% of the energy needed to produce new aluminum from
    raw materials.
  • 40% of the world’s raw materials comes from recycled scrap materials. The key
    is to ensure that these scrap materials are made available for recycling.
  • In 2008, recycling reduced greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 300
    million tons of carbon in the U.S.

Rockaway Recycling has been in business since 1977 and since then has kept millions of pounds of material from meeting the fate of being put into landfills. Almost everyone sometime in their life has the ability to scrap metal, whether it is aluminum gutters, brass fittings, electric wire, electric motors, pc boards and much more that can be seen on our website.

The next time you want to make a change in the world, bring your scrap metal down to Rockaway Recycling where we can help put green in your life and your pocket!

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