Scrap

Welcome back to the Ely Enterprises Blog! 2017 scrap pricing is chugging along, let’s take a look at some facts and figures from the June issue of Recycling Today: AMM Midwest Scrap Index, No. 1 Busheling (blue circles): All prices are effective the 10th of the month or...

Welcome back to the Ely Enterprises Blog! 2017 scrap pricing has shown some encouraging progress,  pricing has had some fluctuations over the past couple months, but all in all, seems to be much farther up than numbers in 2016. Good news from the recycling industry, from Waste...

Steel is the champion of the recycling world, it is the most recycled material on the planet, more than nearly all other materials combined.  As of 2012 steel retains an extremely high overall recycling rate of 88 percent. The wonderful metallurgical properties of steel allow it...

Welcome back to the Ely Enterprises Blog! Today, let’s take a look at the current market of OCC pricing: According to Brian Taylor’s article from February 14th of this year, he had this to say from the Paper Recycling Conference in India (reviewing Bill Moore’s speech “he...

The following are prices reportedly being paid by processors for post-consumer recyclables and are intended for reference purposes only.  They do not connote any commitment to sell or buy at indicated price and may not include delivery costs. (WSJ=Wall Street Journal) Prices denoted are from...

Welcome back to the Ely Enterprises Blog! Today, we are going to look at a snapshot on metal scrap pricing and the difference between end of December’s pricing to what we looked at in August (in addition to some forecasts of 2017.)    Bare bright copper has...

What is cardboard? If you answered a brown box, you’re only partly correct. There are two Baled Cardboardtypes of cardboard. The first is called boxboard. This a solid sheet used for products like shoe boxes and tablet backings. The gray color indicates that the boxboard has...

Welcome back to the Ely Enterprises Blog! Today, we are going to look at a snapshot on metal scrap pricing. It’s a volatile market to say the least-but there have been upticks since the lows of January 2016. Six months ago light iron’s average was roughly 20-50...