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How to Recycle Copper

Not sure how to recycle copper? With Finger Lakes Recycling, it is extremely easy. Simply drop off your unwanted scrap metal,  and we will pay you. In addition, We also offer container services for easy transportation.

Because of its versatility, there are many industrial and commercial applications for copper scrap metal. These include:

Pipe & Tubing
Bare and Insulated Wire


Why You Should Recycle Copper

If this item is disposed of in a landfill, it will leak into the soil and harm groundwater supplies. Recycling helps to reduce the production costs of this material.

We melt down discarded metal and simply convert it into different products such as electronics, coinage, kitchenware, and more. Copper is used in a variety of applications by plumbers, contractors, and building owners.


Where To Find This Material

Electrical components, wires, microchips, semiconductors, and printed circuit boards all include copper. Additionally, people use copper for tubing and pipe in industrial applications for building, as well as for conveying liquids and gas. Even if you open your kitchen cupboard, you’ll likely discover it among your pots and pans. Consider recycling your copper next time you spring clean.

To learn more, check out our free resource. 


How To Scrap Your Copper

If you have copper to recycle, bring it to us for proper disposal and we will pay you for the scrap. Call us at 585-762-9080 for rates on scrap metal recycling.

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