Latest News from Calbag Metals

Dec
7
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Time Saving, Traffic Busting Changes at Calbag Metals

Calbag Metals metal recycling headquarters in Portland, Oregon makes some simple, time saving and traffic-busting changes that helps customers and employees more easily recycle scrap metal. So, what's the story? Headquartered within a block of the 405 Northwest Industrial exit, with a stone's throw to Hwy 26, Hwy 84, and Hwy 30, the location has served as convenient drop-off for…
Feb
21
Scrap Metal Prices

Copper and Brass Scrap Metal Prices Climb Higher

Scrap metal prices, specifically, copper and brass prices are at a 3.5 year high as a surge in overseas demand has driven prices upward. The increase is due to to China's tighter import restrictions as they are concerted in their efforts to reduce the amount of waste imported in their country. Therefore, import restrictions on lower-grade Copper and brass scrap…
Jun
27
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Stop Oregon Litter & Vandalism

Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism, also known as Solve.  SOLVE Oregon brings community together to clean up the environment and protect it for the future. Gathering early Saturday morning, Calbag employees and their families picked up and collected over 1,200 discarded cigarette butts and 15 bags of litter.  Just 4-hours of hard work cleaned the streets of the NW Portland industrial community…
May
12
Electronic Drop Off

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…
May
3

Copper Value 11-Week Roller Coaster

Copper Value 11-Week Roller Coaster - Since February 1st, copper value has undulated violently, with 15 moves of 5 cents/lb or more. Weekly changes have averaged 12.8 cents/lb, more than 3 cents/lb higher than the average change of the prior 11 weeks was 9.4 cents/lb. Overall, Cu Comex is down 13.8 cents/lb since February 1st. "Markets and uncertainty have become…
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