How to Stay Safe While Visiting a Scrap Recycling Center

Whether it’s your first time visiting a Cohen Recycling Center to sell your scrap metal, or you’ve been coming for years, there’s never a bad time to brush up on basic scrapyard safety. Learn the do’s and don’ts for visiting our facilities.

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.

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.