Scrap Metal Recycling For Our Envoronment

The scrap recycling industry recycled 125 million metric tons of materials in 2009, thereby transforming society’s outdated and obsolete products and materials into useful raw materials needed to produce new products. In doing so, the scrap recycling industry has made great savings in both energy and natural resources and thus has had an extremely positive impact on our environment. Further, by purchasing products at the end of their life and processing them back into raw materials used in the manufacture of new products, scrap recycling reduces the need for virgin materials, such as iron ore, trees, and other natural resources.

Scrap recycling offers real sustainable solutions for balancing economic growth and environmental stewardship. Scrap recycling stimulates economies from small towns in rural America to major cities to international trade. The result is economic and environmental sustainability for our nation and our world.

Recycling Saves Energy

Recycling reduces greenhouse gas emissions by significantly saving the amount of energy needed to manufacture the products that we buy, build, and use. The energy saved by recycling can then be used for more important purposes, such as heating our homes and powering our automobiles. The scrap recycling industry takes the job of environmental steward extremely seriously. After all, our children’s future depends on it!

Our Mission

During our 50 plus years of operation, R&R Salvage has sought the best and highest paying markets for all the metals it purchases. This not only means that you get top dollar for all your scrap items, but it also ensures that every pound of scrap metal we purchase gets used to make new items. We call this "Real Recycling". Unlike municipal recycling programs where many of the items that go in the boxes at curbside on trash day end up in a landfill. None of our scrap goes to a landfill. It all gets recycled. And instead of having to pay for this service through your tax dollars or user fees, we pay you! So please do your part to reduce the municipal waste stream, reduce the cost to your business or community. Help to preserve our environment. Get involved in "Real Recycling" Here are some actual statistics that illustrate what impact your scrap metal recycling has on the environment.

Scrap Recycling Industry Facts