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How to Find (And How to Scrap) Pewter

2021-02-23T02:51:42-06:00Categories: Recycling, Scrap Metals|Tags: , |

Pewter is a metal you don't hear as much about as the ever-popular copper or ubiquitous steel, but it can still have some serious value at the scrap yard. That being said, finding it for scrap can be a real challenge sometimes. Pewter is most often used in decorative objects and silverware, and is most commonly found in antique items. Shopping for potential scrap at antique shops can be tough, because antique dealers usually know what they have and price their items at much greater than their scrap value. However, this can occasionally be a fairly successful way to find this metal for scrap.

What is Tin and How Do You Recycle It?

2021-02-23T03:21:01-06:00Categories: Scrap Metals|Tags: |

Tin is a material we see frequently here at Encore Recyclers in Garland, but it's also something that confuses a lot of people in the scrap industry. Luckily, we have all the answers regarding tin right here on our blog. The name “tin” is misleading. Almost any “tin” material you'll find at Encore or any other Garland scrap metal recycler isn't the element tin, but actually very thin strips of steel.

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