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Nov
4

Turning Recycled Metals into Custom Knives

Most knife manufacturers create tools. David Van Wyk and Luke Snyder, the duo behind Bloodroot Blades, create beautiful pieces of functional art and new production steel doesn't have the look, the story, or the history, of recycled metals. Understanding where these recycled metals came from and their purpose prior to their reincarnation is an integral part of David and Luke's mission in…
Sep
30

Higher Copper Prices! But, for How Long???

Everyone will agree copper prices have been volatile the last few months and when asked what is the cause of the lower value, most everyone would point their fingers at China, the largest consumer of US scrap copper. However, on Wednesday, several non-Chinese factors sent copper futures upward, which has many scrap producers saying, "YES! YES! YES!" The LME's 3-Mo copper…
Jun
18

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…
Feb
27

Support Local Tacoma, WA School Through Recycling

The Rainier View Elementary PTA and Calbag Metals Tacoma are teaming up again to host the 5th Annual Scrap Metal Recycling Drive. Last year we raised over $6,000 dollars. Help support Rainier View Elementary School by donating your scrap metal and/or used electronics (some restrictions apply) to the school or the Calbag Metals Tacoma location. All the money raised from…
Jan
29

Scrappy NW Metal Recyclers

You may have heard about the slowdown of shipping at Northwest Ports that has been going on since October, 2014.  The Tacoma News Tribune reports that there are hopeful signs of resolving a port slowdown that has effected shipping at 29 West Coast Ports. http://bit.ly/ScrappyMetalRecyclers.  The good news, Calbag…

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There's no task too small for Calbag!!!
Thank you, Scott Hayden and Shelly Palmer for finding and fostering these adorable kittens found in a metal dump box.
All kittens have found forever homes. Shelly is caring and getting them in shape to go to their forever homes😍🐱🐈🍼
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Theres no task too small for Calbag!!!
Thank you, Scott Hayden and Shelly Palmer for finding and fostering these adorable kittens found in a metal dump box.
All kittens have found forever homes. Shelly is caring and getting them in shape to go to their forever homes😍🐱🐈🍼
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StarTAC flip phone, it's like 147 years old in dog years. That's all right, we've been recycling for 100+ years. Electronic Recycling in Tacoma, WA and Portland, Oregon - that's Calbag Metals. See what we can recycle for you using our recycling guide. www.calbag.com/ ... ...See Less

StarTAC flip phone, its like 147 years old in dog years. Thats all right, weve been recycling for 100+ years. Electronic Recycling in Tacoma, WA and Portland, Oregon - thats Calbag Metals. See what we can recycle for you using our recycling guide. http://www.calbag.com/
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