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    Computers, servers and motherboards are sure...

    Computers, servers and motherboards are sure bets. Home / small business printers and peripherals are mostly plastic, low metal contents and messy (dirty hands). Cables are cell phones have their...
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    Some jurisdictions require licenses to operate...

    Some jurisdictions require licenses to operate and sell. I have UK in mind. Larger cities and agglomerations can generate more scrap, but they will generally have more competition and more traffic...
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    This is a how-to thread - Right tool, but the background story is kind of...

    Right tool, but the background story is kind of sad.
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    Here's a quick update. My mom has passed away...

    Here's a quick update. My mom has passed away yesterday early in the morning. No one is ready for such event and the next weeks will be really tough, but at least she didn't suffer. Everything went...
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    Away from the forum

    I need to be away for the forum for the next days or weeks. My mom was not feeling too well in the last days. Saturday, we went to see the doctor who sent us to the local ER and they transferred her...
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    It is always when we need to use our angle...

    It is always when we need to use our angle grinder that we realize that it is our last disc and/or that we are out of spare ones. (I just had to go buy some this afternoon.)
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    Welcome here

    Welcome here
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    I think it is a per pound price.

    I think it is a per pound price.
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    Shred is still at CDN 75.00 / MT locally and it...

    Shred is still at CDN 75.00 / MT locally and it doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon. A very few yards are still at CDN 180-200 / MT, but gas prices are up too and that eat a good chuck of the...
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    It make a lot of sense. I am glad to learn that....

    It make a lot of sense. I am glad to learn that. I always thought that copper was more a secondary goal or a by-product of the circuit board recycling process and they were more interested to the...
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    We have here a smelter that recover precious...

    We have here a smelter that recover precious metals from e-waste, but not sure if and how they pay. They handle palladium, platinum, gold and silver, but I never heard if they take cats or the...
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    By refiner, do you mean the steel foundry or the...

    By refiner, do you mean the steel foundry or the guy who recover precious metals from cats? If it is the steel foundry, it is plausible that they require carcasses to go by a shredder first. For the...
  13. That's pretty much what brewers and distillers...

    That's pretty much what brewers and distillers also do with their spent grain (marketed/sold as dried distillers grains (DDG) and/or brewer's spent grain (BSG)).
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    Welcome from Montreal.

    Welcome from Montreal.
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    Could someone confirm if that correct and...

    Could someone confirm if that correct and generally accepted as #2 copper in most yards? It seems that pretty much all the yards I've seen have not much tolerance on contaminated copper (none on #1...
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    It looks like an aluminum + copper chloride...

    It looks like an aluminum + copper chloride reaction.
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    Earlier this week, I was reading that Los Angeles...

    Earlier this week, I was reading that Los Angeles Department of Sanitation has four types of containers (grey/trash, blue/recycling, green/organics, brown/horse manure!!!). In addition to these...
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    Welcome from Montreal.

    Welcome from Montreal.
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    Hello from Montreal.

    Hello from Montreal.
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    Stripping coaxial cable wires

    I lost my markets for insulated coaxial cable wire and I don't want to dump it on the shred heap. Is there an easy way to recover the metal with/without a powered stripper? Also, some of the wires...
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    Lots of copper pipes and wires, brass and...

    Lots of copper pipes and wires, brass and stainless steel have probably been stolen, but there are probably some items remaining, such as the structure steel beams, the doors + windows and the...
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    Sir, First rule of Project Mayhem is you do not...

    Sir, First rule of Project Mayhem is you do not ask questions.
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    Score, motherload, or otherwise awesome thread. - I was shopping at Curbco yesterday and I found a...

    I was shopping at Curbco yesterday and I found a nice little wine cooler with two full bottles of wine. No vintage of course, but 4/5 stars when I googled the names. I don't know if there's a catch,...
  24. International - I don't want to talk for winreycycles and he can...

    I don't want to talk for winreycycles and he can confirm it, but you should be fine as long you ship ground freight and not by air mail. I never had any problem shipping them by ground freight (but I...
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    Do you have a trailer?

    Do you have a trailer?
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