Denvers Metal Recycling

4770 Ivy St , Denver, 80216, Colorado, United States

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(303) 316-2880

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Brief Information About Denvers Metal Recycling in Colorado

Denvers Metal Recycling is a material recovery facility that diverts waste from landfills/transfer station by producing cleaner recycled products. Recycling is made simple and low-cost with their dedicated dumpster service and local recycling center.

Denvers Metal Recycling is located at 4770 Ivy St , Denver, 80216, Colorado, United States. The facility serves select cities in Colorado. Call (303) 316-2880, fax (720) 306-2500 for further information.

Working hours:

  • Monday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Thursday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Saturday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Sunday: closed

Denvers Metal Recycling Services

Denvers Metal Recycling is a recycling center in Colorado that provides a low-cost and sustainable solution to your recycling needs. The recycling center in Colorado offers the following services:

  • Roll-off Containers
  • Commercial Pickups
  • Clean-outs
  • Liquidations

Acceptable Waste for Denvers Metal Recycling

Denvers Metal Recycling processes several different types of waste to simplify recycling for consumers. The recycling center in Colorado collects the following materials:

Electronics

  • Circuit Boards
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Computers #1
  • Hard Drives
  • Keyboards
  • Laptops
  • Memory
  • Mixed Ceramic Processors
  • Power Supplies
  • Telephones

Metal

  • Aluminum Cans
  • Aluminum Insulated Wire
  • Aluminum Siding
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • Appliances
  • Cars
  • Iron
  • Plate & Structural Iron
  • Rotors & Drums
  • Sheet Iron
  • Soft Lead
  • Stainless Steel
  • Steel

Can I Recycle It?

Nearly all waste can be recycled, but how you recycle or dispose of it can be confusing. If you are uncertain whether you can recycle material and how to recycle it, you can check online on website provided by USA Hauling & Recycling, Inc:


For more information about recyclable materials in Denvers Metal Recycling, you can find out by phone (303) 316-2880.

The Importance of Recycling

Denvers Metal Recycling is proud to offer local recycling center services to encourage recycling across the community. Recycling is integral for facilitating the transition to a circular economy and lowering the impact of a commodity’s lifecycle on the environment. It is an important contributor to the American economy and is vital to preserving resources and conserving the environment. The Recycling Economic Information (REI) Report 2020 identified that the recycling sector across the United States provides 757,000 jobs and $36.6 billion in wages in a single year. For every 1,000 tons of materials recycled, this translates to supporting 1.57 jobs.


Most Americans recognize the importance of recycling but are limited by the infrastructure available to them. The Draft National Recycling Strategy outlines the need for a more robust and efficient community solid waste recycling network:


You can learn more about why recycling is important in this book:


FAQ

How to recycle plastic bags?

Plastic bags are one of the most difficult types of plastic waste to recycle, mainly because they are single-use bags and in most curbside recycling programs they are not accepted. This is a huge issue for the environment as 100 billion plastic bags are used every year in the US alone.

The best way to recycle plastic bags is to take them to local grocery stores, or big box stores like Target or Walmart, which have specific bins for this type of plastic, or you can search for plastic bag recycling locations near you at: www.plasticfilmrecycling.org

It is essential to wash and dry all plastic waste, including single-use bags, before depositing them in the recycling, because if the bags contain food scraps, or some other source of bacteria, they contaminate the entire batch in which they are deposited, and cannot be recycled.

What paper materials can be recycled?

Paper is one of the easiest materials to recycle, however, for this to happen, it must be treated correctly from the beginning of the recycling chain, that is, from the consumer. The most important thing when it comes to recycling paper is that it does not contain polluting agents, since any type of food, oil, or some other residue makes it unrecyclable and can contaminate the entire batch.

Paper that is not recycled ends up in landfills and although it degrades rapidly compared to other materials since it is not reused, it increases the exploitation of forests and trees in the manufacture of the new paper.

As for cardboard boxes or cardboard in general, which is made up of several layers of paper, it is best to give it a second use whenever possible. On the other hand, failing that, keep them clean and break them so that they can be properly treated in the local recycling centers.

What is a recycling center?

In the United States, there are 633 material recycling centers. In these local recycling centers, the waste we generate is stored, and that has the capacity to be recycled so that other people or companies can take advantage of it. Waste that is not recycled takes many years to decompose, which pollutes and harms the health of humans and the earth.

In this sense, recycling centers are very important in the fight against environmental pollution, since they can clean, classify and pack a total of 100,000 tons of waste per day. However, the recycling centers cannot do all the work, the waste must have a correct treatment from the consumer, who must separate and clean the waste so that it can be classified correctly in the center and later sent to factories for transformation or processors.

What is recycling?

Recycling is the process by which the raw materials that make up the waste that we use daily such as paper, glass, aluminum, plastic, etc., are transformed into new materials. This prevents these wastes from entering the seas or earth. But, for this to happen, a series of steps need to be carried out:

  • At home – separate and clean waste.
  • At local recycling centers – sort, pack, and store, for later sale.
  • At processing industries – treat the materials and transform them into new products.

For a few years, the United States entered a crisis due to the accumulation of waste, which was triggered by the new waste policies of China, which was the main buyer of waste in the United States. These new policies are much stricter and among other restrictions, they lowered the minimum standards for pollutants to -1%, which excludes the majority of waste from the United States.

What items are not suitable for recycling?

Not all the containers we consume are recyclable, even those that may seem so, that is why sometimes the local recycling center does not accept all the waste we carry. For example, while plastic bottles are the most widely recycled plastic products, not all bottles are made from the same plastic and their acceptance varies depending on the capabilities of each local recycling center.

In addition, the recycling services can reject your waste for recycling because it is dirty or contaminated since this means that it can no longer be recycled. Another reason facilities may reject materials is because of their shape, since some objects can damage the machinery, such as hooks. Other items that you cannot deposit in the recycling centers are:

  • Syringes
  • Bowling balls
  • Aerosol cans that are not empty
  • Plastic bags
  • Batteries
  • Diapers
  • Electronics
  • Ceramics

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