Scrap Metal Recycling Guide: How and Why to Start Recycling Scrap Metal

Posted on September 6, 2013 by - Scrap Metal Recycling

Ferrous Processing & Trading works with clients from all backgrounds to facilitate convenient, responsible, and value-driven scrap metal recycling services.  If you do not already have a scrap metal recycling process in place, you are missing out on potential revenue for yourself or your business!  If you do have a metal recycling program, when was the last time you reviewed it for efficiency and profitability?  At FPT, we assist clients of all types to identify scrap metal recycling opportunities so they can take advantage of the rising market prices for valuable ferrous and non-ferrous materials and responsibly clean out their scrap metal inventory. ferrous-processing-and-trading-logo

It should be easy to recycle:  Recycling scrap metal is simple, and with the professional assistance of our customer representatives, we make it convenient and reliable as well.  We offer competitive pricing and can guide you through each step of the process.

Where to begin: Many clients find themselves buried in scrap metal without even really knowing what they have.  To begin the scrap metal recycling process, you should first take an inventory of the materials you have on hand.  It may be helpful to sort them into categories if possible, so you know what you have and roughly how much there is of each type of scrap.

When to sell:  Scrap metal prices fluctuate in market value depending on different factors like exports, imports, and availability.  It can be difficult to follow everything that affects scrap metal value, but with our expert help, we can simplify this process so it is easy to understand and helps you optimize the value of your scrap metal.

Recycle scrap metals sooner than later: As it sits, scrap metal may degrade due to weather or climate conditions so it is important to process it before it becomes damaged and loses value.

Find a scrap metal recycler you can trust:  At Ferrous Processing & Trading, we are dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service.  We offer convenient scrap metal recycling and management services to make the process efficient, simple, safe, and profitable.  We offer on-site services and even provide necessary equipment for containment and transportation.

Recycling to make a difference:  We are also committed to supporting the local community and doing what we can encourage responsible metal recycling to help protect the environment, conserve energy, and reduce harmful greenhouse emissions.  By making the decision to recycle scrap metal, you are helping support us in these efforts as well to make a difference for the world and future generations.

About Ferrous Processing & Trading

Ferrous Processing & Trading is one of North America’s premier processors, sellers, and recyclers of scrap metals of all kinds.  They are supported by the unique skills and experience of the management, commercial, and operations teams.  Their ownership assures both financial strength and a deep commitment to the industry and their customers.  FPT’s reputation is built on the core values of integrity, expertise, responsiveness, and creativity in the scrap metal recycling industry.

Ferrous Processing & Trading is a key supplier to the metals industry of North America.  They are also a major scrap metals management company for the U.S. auto industry.  From every stage of the metal recycling process from the assembly line to the used parts pile then through the scrap processing yard and into the furnace, FPT has the right answers for handling and marketing metal.

Ferrous Processing & Trading

3400 E. Lafayette

Detroit, MI 48207