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Ferrous vs non-ferrous scrap metal

The Difference Between Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal

Both ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals have value in today’s market. Consolidated Resources, Inc., is Arizona’s expert in optimizing industrial waste streams for the industrial and commercial community. Here’s a quick guide to determine if you’re company creates ferrous or […]

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steel bridge

The Wonderful World of Steel – Identifying & Recycling

At Consolidated Resources, Inc., we believe it’s important to educate our current and future customers about the materials they can recycle. Many business owners aren’t aware of the financial & environmental benefits of recycling their metal scrap. In this article […]

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How to Reduce Electronic Waste?

Our world today is dominated by technology and electronics. Companies are now competing to release the next greatest product that will make our lives easier and are constantly outdoing the last product. This constant innovation and development of new products […]

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10 Effects of Littering on Animals and Environment

If you have ever driven down the highway, took a walk along the lakeshore or even walked through the city streets, you have seen littering firsthand. Discarded waste either on purpose or by accident, littering is an eyesore to the […]

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Impressive Facts About Recycling Metals

It’s easy to say you should start recycling because it’s good for the environment however making the commitment can be difficult. There are a variety of reasons recycling doesn’t happen as much as it should, but if we look at […]

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An Introduction to Composite Materials

You’ve probably heard the term “composite” in any number of situations but when it comes to manufacturing or industrial purposes, you may have asked yourself, “what are composite materials?” In an effort to shy away from the heavy technical terms […]

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What Do You Want to Know About Titanium?

At Consolidated Resources, Inc., we believe that the more knowledge our current customers and future customers have regarding the materials that they recycle the better. Much of the recycling problems that we are experiencing today stem from a population that […]

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Surprising Aluminum Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Aluminum is one of the most abundant metals and because of this factor, the price is much lower than similar materials. Based on simple economic principles, when a price is low, there isn’t much benefit seeking alternative sources of supply. […]

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Does Recycling Help the Economy?

As the world’s population increases at an exponential rate, the amount of waste that is produced increases at an alarming rate as well. Americans represent roughly 5% of the world’s population yet we produce nearly 30% of the world’s waste. […]

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3 R’s of the Waste Reduction Hierarchy

As the world’s population increases at an exponential rate, the human footprint that is made on our planet is shocking. In America alone, more than 250 million tons of trash is produced, yearly. Try and conceptualize just how much that […]

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