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Celebrate Earth Day with Sahd Metal Recycling

For 15 years, thousands of fine folks from the Lancaster, York, and Harrisburg areas have visited with us at Sahd Metal Recycling in Columbia, Pennsylvania to participate in a host of educational Earth Day recycling activities.

At Sahd Metal Recycling we celebrate Earth Day each year by opening our scrap metal yard for family-friendly tours. You can check out our blocks of multi-color aluminum cans, watch our cranes and shears in action and watch demonstrations of what you can do with your left-over metal scraps.


Earth Day 1970 – 2020: 50th Anniversary

Ever since the first Earth Day on April 22nd, 1970, people all around the world have been getting together to celebrate clean air, land, and water.

On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 people the world over ushered in a milestone 50th Earth Day anniversary demonstrating global support for environmental protection.

Did you miss out on our 2020 Earth Day festivities? Check out our Earth Day 2020 Virtual Tour video (right) or see the video and more videos on Facebook:

Earth Day 2020 Virtual Tour

Thank you everyone for helping us in making this year another fun, educational, and happy Earth Day. Be sure to spend your next Earth Day recycling!

Benefits of Recycling Metal

In today’s world, recycling has become essential in meeting the goals of cost reduction, efficient management of limited resources, and reduced landfill utilization. While many of us are accustomed to reducing, reusing, and recycling paper and plastic, unfortunately, many people are not aware of the benefits of recycling metal as well.

Here are a few:

1: Preserving Resources
Scrap metal is not waste. Scrap metal is a continuous resource that can be re-used, over and over, and at a fraction of the cost to mine and refine the same metals from virgin ores.

2: Reducing Emissions
Scrap metal is not waste. Scrap metal is a continuous resource that can be re-used, over and over, and at a fraction of the cost to mine and refine the same metals from virgin ores.

3: Energy Conservation
The more you recycle metal, the less the demand for natural resources. Also, a lot less energy is required to process recycled metal.

Conservation is not the only way people can go green and be environmentally focused. There is plenty to be done on the industrial side as well. By using such a versatile material as metal, which can be recycled countless times without losing any physical properties or integrity. It is also more cost-effective to use recycled ore versus using virgin ore.

Partnering with Sahd Metal Recycling ensures your scrap metal will be recycled sustainably and responsibly, limiting your potential exposure to future environmental claims.

At Sahd Metal Recycling, we celebrate Earth Day each year by opening our scrap metal yard for family-friendly tours.

You can check out our blocks of multi-color aluminum cans and watch demonstrations of what you can do with your left-over metal scraps.