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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…

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.  The good news, Calbag…

Firefighters Train At Calbag Metals

Calbag Metals Family Member SurvivesTacoma Fire Department firefighters regularly train at Calbag Metals in Tacoma for high risk, tactical operations including the tools and procedures needed to save someone trapped in a a car.  While Calbag Metals in Tacoma often provides vehicles and a location for firefighter training, in December, one of our very own employees had a child walk…

Calbag Metals Needs Your Aluminum

Automakers ongoing efforts to increase fuel efficiency and streamline production costs has led to an increased usage of aluminum in new vehicles, both in current models and concept vehicles. Recycled aluminum has become a critical component for manufacturers as they seek to reduce cost, increase automotive reliability and procure metal in the most…

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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