Fighting Copper Theft in Las Vegas (video)

Monday, 13 May 2013

Channel 13 Action News highlighted the ever prevalent issue of metal theft in the Las Vegas area. SA Recycling, along with other local entities, are cracking down on thieves to reduce the problem. Our very own Saul Haro, manager of two of the five SA Recycling Scrap Metal Recycling facilities in Las Vegas, explained how […]

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CARS HEADED FOR SCRAP COULD SAVE LIVES

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Orange County firefighters and SA Recycling of Anaheim are teaming up for a new take on the adage.

Through SA’s program, 1-800-GOT-SCRAP, cars ready to be recycled for scrap metal are instead being collected and first sent to the North Net Fire Training Facility in Anaheim.

Firefighters will use the vehicles for training, learning how to extricate wounded passengers with the Jaws of Life and other rescue techniques.

Then the cars will go back to the recycling yard to be chopped into metal chunks and recycled to make new cars. Donors can expect to receive $200 to $450 for their vehicles, depending on the car’s weight, said Cristi Rossi, vice president of operations for 1-800-GOT-SCRAP.

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RECYCLING TAKEN TO EXTREME WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF 1-800-GOT-SCRAP

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

A brand new service described as “recycling on steroids” and destined to benefit our planet is being officially launched. 1-800-GOT-SCRAP is available to consumers who have unwanted large-scale metal items such as old cars, dishwashers, washing machines, stoves and refrigerators that need to be discarded. 1-800-GOT-SCRAP will pick them up for a small fee or they may be dropped off at an affiliated recycling center for cash. The items are then shredded, sorted into various pure metals (e.g., steel, aluminum, copper, iron) and shipped overseas to be re-purposed into new appliances and automobiles.

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FREE iTUNES OFFERED TO “HEAVY METAL FANS” & OTHERS

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

1-800-GOT-SCRAP To Give Away Free iTunes To Those Using its Service August 1-14 Here’s news that will be music to the ears of Heavy Metal fans…and that means you!  Whether you love rock, pop, MOR, classical or, indeed, heavy metal, music fans of all genres will receive free iTunes gift cards August 1-14 when they take […]

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1-800-GOT-SCRAP TAKES GAMBLE ON NEW VEGAS RECYCLING CENTER

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

New Service Seeks Old Metal Items and Cardboard In Exchange For Cash Here’s another reason Las Vegas is renowned for making winners out of people dropping “heavy coin.”  A new service has just made its debut that makes cash out of old appliances, steel drums, BBQ sets, dilapidated cars and other metal items.  SA Recycling, […]

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FREE iTUNES FOR “HEAVY METAL FANS” PROGRAM EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

1-800-GOT-SCRAP Extends Offer To Give Away Free ITunes To Those Using Its Service Through Month’s End “Heavy Metal” has been resonating with music fans so far this month as evidenced by the popularity of an iTunes giveaway by a company dedicated to “extreme recycling.”  1-800-GOT-SCRAP will continue to give away free music to those taking advantage […]

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WOMAN TAKES HELM AT SA RECYCLING’S TERMINAL ISLAND FACILITY

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Elinor Lester Continues Her Meteoric Rise Through Management Ranks While the ports are often thought of as a male-dominated workplace, SA Recycling has named Elinor Lester, a six-year employee, as Port Manager for Terminal Island.  In that capacity, she will be responsible for both administrative and operational duties, overseeing budgets, cutting costs while continuing SA Recycling’s […]

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NEW “EXTREME” RECYCLING CENTER OPENS IN SANTA ANA

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

New Recycling Center Seeks Old Metal Items In Exchange For Cash You may be sitting on a treasure trove and not even realize it.  And that’s why a revolutionary new recycling center has opened in Santa Ana at 2006 W 5th Street.  SA Recycling said that the new location – one of 47 – will […]

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SA Recycling Accepts Most Metal Items For Cash

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

SA Recycling will accept any metal item in exchange for cash. This includes aluminum cans, pots, pans, old appliances, car hoods, metal drums, plumbing fixtures and other items. They also except the unusual items such as Boilers, vacuums and a hot dog cooker. These items seem very out of place but they actually are welcome items, a sign of what company officials call “recycling on steroids.”

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Household Sewage: Not Waste

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Scientists are now reporting that household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source. This waste increases the estimated potential energy in waste-water by almost 20%. Based on this research, scientists estimate that one gallon of household sewage contains “enough energy to power a 100-watt light bulb for five minutes.” See how your […]

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Recyclables Are Back To Junk Value

Tuesday, 19 April 2011
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Due to the economic downturn, the market for recycled materials have taken a decline. Junk is now piling up in yards and warehouses of recycling contractors because they can’t find buyers and are not willing to sell at very low prices.
Briana Sternberg, a education and outreach coordinator for Sedona Recycles, says that the junk either ends up in a landfill or begins to cost them money. It is an awful time to recycle.

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