Frequently Asked Questions

At Pine Street Salvage, in Abilene Texas, we understand that you may have questions about metal recycling. To help you better understand the process and its benefits, we’ve compiled answers to some of the most common questions. For more information, you can also refer to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI)

Metal recycling is the process of collecting, processing, and reusing various types of metals to reduce waste, conserve natural resources, and minimize environmental impact.
Recycling metal not only conserves valuable resources but also reduces energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. It’s an eco-friendly way to make a positive impact on the environment.
You can recycle a wide range of metals, including aluminum, copper, insulated copper, brass, lead, iron, stainless steel, car bodies and more. Each metal type has its own recycling process and benefits.
Yes, you can earn money by recycling scrap metal. The amount you receive depends on the type and quantity of metal you recycle. Contact us for current pricing.
It’s easy to get started with metal recycling. Simply collect your scrap metal, separate it by type, and bring it to our recycling center. We’ll handle the rest.
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