Summer is a great chance for people to get outside and enjoy the nice weather RVA has to offer. It’s also a time when folks tend to generate more waste… which means it’s a great time for scrapping! Here are some scrap metal recycling tips and tricks that will get you paid this summer!
Whether you’re to the scrapping game looking to supplement your income or a seasoned vet that does this for a living, here are some great scrap metal recycling tips and tricks.
Clean and Sort Your Metal
Before you take your scrap metal to Smith Iron, it’s important to clean it and sort it into specific types. This will help to ensure that you get the best price for your metal and we’re able to process it quickly.
Be Sure We Accept Your Scrap
We take most types of scrap metal, but not everything. If you have questions about whether or not we’ll take your scrap, get in touch!
Flatten Metal Objects Before Selling Them
This will help to reduce the volume of metal that needs to be transported and recycled.
Call Ahead for Prices
At Smith Iron & Metal, we offer fair and competitive prices for your scrap metal. If you are price shopping, be sure to call ahead and ask what our rates are before bringing up your scrap!
Remember: Time Is Money
Driving hours away or sitting in the line for 2 hours to get an extra $0.02 per pound for your scrap doesn’t make a ton of sense. At Smith Iron & Metal, our slogan is “Get Weighed and Get Paid!” That means we’ll get your scrap in, weighed, and get you paid as quickly as possible.
By following these tips and tricks, you’ll be well on your way to getting paid!
This summer, if you want to make some extra money for those beach trips… bring your scrap up to Smith Iron & Metal! If you have any questions or want to ask about rates, contact us online or message us directly on Facebook!