Our Blog

Posted:
01/16/18
Chelsea Young

Many people don’t realize how important it is to properly dispose of your used car battery. The good news is, we buy car batteries at all of our locations. Car batteries consist of plastics and are lead-acid based. Disposing of them incorrectly can pose a serious health risk on the environment which is why it…

Posted:
01/03/18
Chelsea Young

New Year, New You! What are your New Year Resolutions?   How about to give back to planet earth? What about scrapping more metal for recycling purposes? The New Year brings new opportunities for scrapping metal and earning more money. It is time to refocus and redirect your goals. Helping a neighbor clean out their…

Posted:
12/14/17
Chelsea Young

On Friday, December 22nd we will be handing out TEN gift cards every hour to random scrappers. How do you win? That’s easy! Just scrap with us any time at the non-ferrous scale between 8 am and 4 pm to receive one. Only 10 lucky winners, and one card per customer. Gift cards will be…

Posted:
12/07/17
Chelsea Young

Tis’ the season for decorating, cookie baking and singing festive songs. It is also the season for holiday lights not working, even after you have strung them all around your house! Do not worry, you can scrap those old lights here at United Iron and Metal! That’s right, we will accept your old holiday lights…

Posted:
11/30/17
Chelsea Young

The month of December is all about celebration. Celebrating time with family and loved ones, different holidays around the world and contributing to your surrounding community. It is a great time of year to give back a little bit more! At United Iron and Metal we are celebrating by recognizing how important recycling is. Every…

Posted:
11/21/17
Chelsea Young

It is with a sad heart that we send this note to our company that Nick Agapios passed away on Thursday, November 9th. Nick worked for United and then for our combined ARG company for over 30 years. Nick was influential in engineering, building and maintaining our electrical systems throughout all the facilities, especially the…

Posted:
11/14/17
Chelsea Young

Next week on Monday, November 20th, we will be handing out gift cards to three lucky scrappers throughout the day on the non-ferrous scale. Please check out our Facebook page for the times of when to come scrap with us. If you are scrapping on the exact hour you will be the one to receive…

Posted:
11/02/17
Chelsea Young

We love our employees and all of their hard work here at United Iron & Metal. We will be featuring a different employee every month so you are not only familiar with our company but also the great people that work here! How long have you been working here? I’ve been working here since June…

Posted:
11/01/17
Chelsea Young

In October we raised awareness for Breast Cancer, we begin this month with No Shave November, raising awareness for colorectal cancer patients. The goal of No Shave November is to embrace the facial hair and grow awareness, many cancer patients lose their hair during these hard times while receiving treatments. It is a great time to take the money you would…

Posted:
10/15/17
Chelsea Young

Halloween is soon approaching and we are ready to have some fun! On Tuesday, October 31st, we will be handing out candy bags to all of our scrappers. Feel free to dress up in Halloween spirit. See you there Halloween scrappers!