The Puzzle of Plastics Recycling, By the Numbers

hands holding up plastic bottles

Learning and understanding these seven plastic recycling codes makes it easier to know which products are safe to recycle and which ones are not. It’s not as self-explanatory as the little green arrows might make it seem. Brush up on your plastic recycling codes:

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. 

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 […]