Latest News from Calbag Metals

May
12
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Where Electronic Drop Off – Pays Off

Do you know where to find an electronic drop off for recycling?  Understanding how and where electronics can be recycled is important as these devices often contain dangerous chemicals and metals. When electronics end up in landfills, those chemicals and metals can leach, or enter the soil, moving down through the bedrock with the rains, and enter our waterways, poisoning…
Apr
28

China Tightening Restrictions on Scrap Import

Calbag Metals is well-positioned to meet the challenge of tighter scrap import restrictions as China prepares to expand its ban of scrap material. The People’s Republic of China is the largest consumer of scrap copper products, purchasing more than half of the world’s scrap copper supply in 2015, but is poised to prohibit certain scrap metals, including insulated copper wire (ICW), radiators,…
Jun
18
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Replacing Old, Metal-framed Windows Adds Value in Hot Home Market

Ah, summer. The season of popsicles, pool parties, backyard BBQs, and for many, moving! Approximately half of all home sales occur during the summer months. With a red-hot housing market, buyers and sellers are doing everything they can to get the most out of their homes. If you are one of those that are moving into a new home this…
Nov
20
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Demolition Leads to Recycling at Hanford Nuclear Power Site

Calbag Metals Will Recycle These Transformers From Area 300. Transformers Technologies, a sister company to Calbag Metals, has removed three electrical substations at the Hanford Nuclear Power Plant site and is not charging a fee for the removal.  For payment, Transformer Technologies will recycle the metals salvaged from the site, reducing both environmental impact and the money taxpayers pay for cleanup. The Department…
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