What’s the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals?
Ferrous metals contain iron and non-ferrous metals do not.
What is scrap metal?
Some people are surprised to learn that scrap metal is a very valuable resource. Through the salvage and recycling process, scrap metal can be recycled and reused, keeping it out of landfills, and giving it new purpose and life.
What is scrap metal used for?
Scrap metal is reused to make new bridges, in construction of new roads, new automobiles, and other consumer products. Scrap metal is also found in containers, and other interesting places. Some people even use it for art.
The estimated energy saved by using recycled metals is: 95% for aluminum. 90% for copper.
Why is it important to recycle scrap metal?
Recycling metal is an environmentally friendly practice. It lessens the demand for new metal. This helps with conservation and reduces the resources it takes to create new metals.
Is my scrap metal valuable?
Some scrap is more valuable than others. Lots of metals are very valuable. When you work with Western Salvage we offer cash for your metal, and we clean it up and take it away.
How do I get rid of my scrap metal?
Simply give us a call or send us a message at Western Salvage, and we will walk you through the rest of the process. We will give you a free quote, arrange a date and time for the work to be done. Lastly, when we are done, we pay you!