Recycling Process

The animated presentation below shows how scrap is typically received, shredded and separated into ferrous metal, nonferrous metal and non-metallic material such as plastic and foam. Please use the controls below to step through the presentation. Note: This is a simplified depiction of a process that varies from location to location.

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The video below (courtesy of ISRI) shows a typical scrap metal shredder and related separation equipment in operation.