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Where can you get scrap metal for free?

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Craigslist is an excellent source for locating free scrap metal. An individual can also hunt for discarded scrap metal items beside the road or in dumpsters.

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Where can you get scrap metal for free?
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Craigslist maintains a section of its website for listing free merchandise; this is a good first stop in the hunt for scrap metal. An individual can also use Craigslist to advertise scrap metal pickup services.

Many people discard metal objects, such as beds, kitchen appliances and air conditioners, at the curbside for trash collection, and this is an ideal source of free scrap metal in addition to eliminating waste. Discarded televisions or computer monitors sometimes yield cathode ray tubes that contain several dollars worth of copper.

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