How to Sell Building Material for Cash

Scrap building material such as metal, lumber, brick and stone could be earning money back for your business, if you know how to sell it. Learn what to look for and what to do with it.

Where Can I Take Things that Cohen Does Not Recycle?

At Cohen, if it’s made of mostly metal, takes batteries, or plugs in, we can most likely recycle it. However, there are exceptions and restrictions to this rule of thumb, and there are items and materials that can be recycled, just not at Cohen. 

Battery Recycling: Safe, Sustainable, and Smart

Used batteries like everyday alkalines, batteries that run mobile phones and the kind that get your vehicle started every morning can be hazardous to people and the environment, so it’s important to dispose of them properly. Recycling is the responsible choice, and in some places it’s the law.

Time for Spring Cleaning? Think Scrappy

Spring cleaning is a great opportunity to make some decisions about your stuff. The sustainability movement is inspiring people to take a closer look at their use & disposal habits and find both creative and practical ways to extend the life of their belongings.

What Items Does Cohen Charge For?

For many items that you bring to IHS Metal Recycling for recycling, you will be paid cash based on the scrap value of the material(s) that item is made of and how much it weighs. However, there are some items that you will be asked to pay a small fee to recycle. Typically, this fee […]

How To Manage Construction and Demolition Scrap

Scrap material can quickly pile up on construction and demolition job sites, impacting your efficiency and even creating a safety hazard. It’s important that when you’re going into a new job, you have a plan in place to collect and remove the waste you generate.

Recycling Electronics Securely: How Data is Destroyed

You might be hesitant to hand over your electronic equipment, and all the data within it, to a recycling company, and no one would blame you. To give you peace of mind that you are safe to recycle electronics with Cohen, let’s walk you through how data is stored, and how it can be destroyed.