Scrappy Days

October 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/17/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 7, p3
The article reports on the growing interest of U.S. consumers in recycling as of October 17, 2008. It notes that consumers are collecting and bringing copper wire, aluminum cans and pipes to scrapyards, which in turn sell it to a smelter. The increase in the costs of copper and aluminum cans is offered. Also noted are the benefits of recycling metal.


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