4 Steps To Turn Your Construction Debris Into Scrap Cash


Whether you are doing a remodeling job or another construction project, there is a lot of debris that you are going to have to deal with. Do you want to avoid extra costs for getting this waste cleaned up? Maybe you want to put a little spare cash in your pocket. With these few steps, you will be able to turn that construction waste into scrap cash:

Step 1: Going Green, Reusing And Reclaiming To Save

When you start your project, go green from the start and consider resources like reclaimed construction materials. You may also want to reuse materials that you have around a project site to reduce costs. Also, if you are doing a remodeling project, save any materials in good condition that you are not going to use. Many of these materials can be sold later or used on another project that you do.

Step 2: Getting Organized To Keep Materials In Their Place

Organization is important, and once you start a project, you will want to keep materials separated. For building materials like windows, doors and appliances, you may want to consider renting a small container for storage. In addition, rent separate waste containers for recycling. You can keep wood and other non-metals separate from containers with metal.

Step 3: Cleaning Up Materials To Get Them Ready For The Recycling Bin

When recycling any materials, you will want to clean them up. If you have materials like copper wiring, then remove the insulation and make sure that the metal is pure copper with no added waste to get the most for it. In addition, it is also a good idea to clean up any building materials that you plan on reselling or using, which means removing nails, fasteners and any waste materials that may be attached to things like windows.

Step 4: Get Cash Back Quickly By Selling Any Leftover Metal Scrap

Some of the materials you save from your project may not give you an immediate financial benefit. Metal, on the other hand, can be a great resource for quick cash. You can take any scrap metals directly to a recycling service for quick cash. Separate the metals to ensure you get the best price for materials like brass, copper and aluminum, which have a higher value than most tin and steel materials.

These are some steps you can take to get the most out of your construction waste and turn that scrap into cash. If you have metals to clean up, contact a metal recycling service, such as Industrial Services Inc, to help you with cleaning up the mess and putting some cash back in your project.  


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Talking About Recycling

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