All posts tagged: Environment

United Recyclers Group 2016 Conference

Our General Manager Kelly and Marlayna are at the 2016 United Recyclers Group Conference in San Antonio, Texas. URG is a well known and established company. It was founded by three auto recyclers in 1995. Our mission is to lead the industry in providing superior products and services tailored to the operational needs of automotive

Earth Day 2016 #DirtySockChallenge

Today we decided to do something fun for Earth Day. We saw a challenge online called the Dirty Sock Challenge so we decided to test it out. How the #DirtySockChallenge works is: Have a new white sock. Place it on the tailpipe of your vehicle. Start your vehicle and let it run for one minute.

Mercedes-Benz for National Public Radio.

This week’s featured car donation is a 1970 Mercedes Benz 300SEL donated to National Public Radio. This car is a very rare model with an interesting history.  The Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 is a luxury sedan built from 1968 to 1972. When released it was the fastest four-door vehicle of its time with a 6.3-litre M100

Porsche Boxster for American Cancer Society

A 1999 Porsche Boxster with only 23,553 miles was just donated to the American Cancer Society by John and Ann in California. They purchased the Porsche in 1999, they were the original owners, and it was garaged for most of that time. When asked why they chose the American Cancer Society, John responded, “My Wife

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The Newport Experience

Every once in a while, you’ve got to change things up.  Get face-to-face with an experience outside your norm.  We did that…all of us…last night on a company-hosted sunset sail aboard the beautiful Schooner Aurora, a 101′ sailboat out of Newport, Rhode Island. Staff from all departments along with their guests filled the boat donning novelty

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Earth Day 2015 Photos

Earth Day Challenge Photo Gallery There is a great need for the introduction of new values in our society, where bigger is not necessarily better, where slower can be faster, and where less can be more. ARS Earth day Challenge 2015 The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes,

Nigerian Student Uses Scrap Metal to Create Wind and Solar Powered Vehicle

It’s amazing how properly recycling your vehicle at the end of its life-cycle, whether through car donation, or even deciding to junk a car can generate something so positive! Whether it’s assisting with getting some great nonprofits further funding, or efficiently recycling your vehicle, so that some brilliant individuals can utilize their visions to create something cool, and exciting!

How to Steel a Bridge

The scrap metal industry at times gets a bad rap, whether it’s criminals trying to extract scrap metal out of an elementary school, or a church, or how about stealing an entire bridge?!  The negative public perception that exists of the scrap metal industry unfortunately isn’t going away even as the price of scrap metal declines and

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Environmental Safety Remains Focus of Industry Partners

When the Department of Environmental Management steps in to manage industry regulations, the discussion typically turns to government overreach. That’s not the case in Rhode Island, where officials were happy to announce a productive agreement between the state and Rhode Island Recycled Metals corporation. Although the company will need to address hazardous waste on its