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Posted:
03/29/17
Chelsea Young

What makes copper so valuable?

Copper is a unique metal, especially in the scrapping industry. Everyone loves copper because the prices paid for it are generally high. Copper demand is consistently high because of the characteristics and uses for the metal. It is a metal that is easily molded and stretched which makes it good to use for different items.

It is resistant to corrosion and is a material that is 100% recyclable without any loss.  Copper is essential in the market because it keeps our productivity levels high and is able to be used for multiple purposes. You may be surprised where you find valuable copper!

Fun Fact: Did you know that copper prevents bacteria from reproducing and spreading? That’s why it is actually better to use than stainless steel in the medical field and for surfaces in the kitchen and bathroom!

Bring your extra scrap copper into one of our convenient locations today!