|By Melih Oztalay||
|December 28, 2013 01:09 PM EST||
Scrap metal recycling is gaining in popularity in the United States. In fact, the United States is now one of the largest exporters of recycled metal. Overall, there are over 500 independent metal recycling companies with over 1,000 processing facilities spread across the country. Some are large corporate entities, but many are family-owned operations. Many companies, such as Ferrous Processing & Trading, operate multiple facilities throughout a region.