Recycling Guide

Market rate of recyclables?

Ever wondered how much you would get for your recyclables? Which are the most valuable items? Not only is recycling beneficial for the environment, but you can also exchange your recyclables for money (cash for trash). Common recyclables found in...
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Metal Recycling Guide

Guide to recycling metal (Copper Pipe)

Generally, there are two main types of copper pipes (reddish-brown metal): 1) Clean, unpainted copper pipes, without attachments and contaminants 2) Painted copper pipes, without attachments and contaminants Copper Pipe Clean, unpainted copper pipes fetches a higher price as compared...
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Metal Recycling Guide

Guide to recycling metal (Copper Wire)

Copper Wire – Unstripped / Insulated Copper is a reddish-brown metal commonly found in wires. Thin, copper wires like telecommunication wires, computer wires, extension wires, data wires, cables, and wires with multiple insulations inside other insulations, need not be stripped....
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Metal Recycling Guide

Guide to recycling metal (Brass)

Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc, usually muted-yellow in colour, similar to gold but duller. How do you handle your brass recyclables? As brass is commonly found in plumbing fittings and musical instruments, ensure that the brass is free...
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Metal Recycling Guide

Guide to recycling metal (Aluminium)

Here’s our guide on how to recycle and sort your common aluminium items more effectively!   Aluminium is commonly found in beverage cans, window grills, and frames. It can be identified by its white-silver colour and its relative bendiness. How...
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Metal Recycling Guide

Guide to recycling metal (Stainless steel)

Here’s our guide on how to recycle and sort your common stainless steel items more effectively!   Stainless steel is non-magnetic, heavier than aluminum and does not rust easily. There are various types of stainless steel in the market.   ...
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Recycling Contamination

Recycling Contamination

What is Recycling Contamination? The way I recycle, how I recycle, does it matter?   Recycling Contamination Recycling contamination happens when items are not correctly sorted, or the items are handled the wrong way, (Eg: paper still in plastic folders...
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Guide to recycling paper
Paper Recycling Guide

Guide to recycling paper

Here’s our guide on how to recycle and sort your papers more effectively!   Carton Boxes (OCC – Old Corrugated Carton) With the latest online shopping trend, we have more cardboard boxes than ever. These shipping boxes are recyclable. Tapes...
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