Metal recycling is important for many reasons. First, metal recycling conserves resources. Recycling one ton of aluminum cans saves the equivalent of 21 barrels of oil. Second, metal recycling reduces pollution. For every one ton of aluminum that is recycled, we save the equivalent of 17 tons of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere. Third, metal recycling creates jobs, and is good for the economy.
We offer a convenient and reliable copper recycling service that helps to keep this valuable metal out of landfills. Copper is a highly recyclable material, and we are committed to ensuring that it is recycled properly. We offer a pick-up service for copper scrap, and we also accept drop-offs at our facility. We process copper scrap using the latest technology, and we pay competitive prices for copper recycling.
Brass is a common metal found in many different types of fixtures and appliances. Brass recycling is an important part of our industry and a great way to keep this valuable resource in re-use and out of our landfills. At Kelowna Recycling we ensure that brass and other metals are recycled responsibly, and we pay the highest market rates for recycled brass, copper, aluminum and more.
Aluminum is easy to recycle and an important part of sustainability efforts worldwide. There are many ways to recycle aluminum. The most common method is simply to collect used aluminum cans and take them to a local recycling center. However, aluminum can also be recycled through industrial processes, such as smelting or electrolysis. These methods are typically used to recycle larger pieces of aluminum, such as metal scraps or insulated aluminum wire. Aluminum recycling offers many environmental benefits as well. Recycling aluminum requires far less energy than mining and processing new metal, which reduces greenhouse gas emissions and helps to conserve resources. In addition, recycling aluminum helps to reduce landfills and prevents pollution from discarded metal. Overall, aluminum recycling is a simple and effective way to reduce waste and help protect the environment. Anyone can participate in aluminum recycling, whether by collecting cans for recycling or by taking metal scraps to a local metal recycler. By working together, we can make a difference for the planet one recycled can at a time.
Our specialty is metal recycling, and we accept many other items, including construction waste. Call for details. Drop off your recycling at our location in Kelowna, or schedule a recycling pick up. It’s easy to fill out our online form to schedule pick up services. Please note that pick up times are approximate and will be confirmed by phone in advance.Questions? Read our BLOG or check out our resource links on the HOME page.