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Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Alia Randhan, of Cedar Lake, watches the closed circuit security monitors at Metro Recycling in Griffith. This video system is one of the many ways companies are battling scrap theft.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Two men unload scrap metal from a pickup truck Monday. After each truck is unloaded, the customers give their license plate number and other personal information to the office workers inside Metro Reycling. The information is kept on file to help police respond to metal thefts.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

A worker at Metro Recycling in Griffith gets some scrap metal prepared to be recycled.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Employees of Metro Recycling monitor scrap metal deliveries nonstop on more than a half dozen computer screens mounted in the company's Griffith plant, while still cameras capture photos of every load of scrap weighed.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Metro Recycling is partnering with Barnes & Noble to celebrate the 16th annual America Recycles Day

VALPARAISO | Metro Recycling is partnering with Barnes & Noble to celebrate the 16th annual America Recycles Day. This free event will be held at Barnes & Noble in Valparaiso, IN on November 16th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

November 13, 2013 2:50 pm

Metro Recycling celebrates 25 years of commitment

VALPARAISO | In 1988, Metro Recycling opened its doors in Blue Island, Illinois with the goal of providing services that would not only impact the environment, but offer a valuable service to the community. Now twenty-five years later, Metro Recycling is a leader in the scrap metal recycling…

July 10, 2013 5:38 pm
Metro Recycling awards three local students with scholarships

Metro Recycling awards three local students with scholarships

VALPARAISO | Metro Recycling understands the financial stress placed on families and wishes to help ease the burden where it can. At the end of the 2012-2013 academic year, Metro Recycling awarded $1,000 scholarships to three local students within Blue Island, Griffith, and Valparaiso commun…

July 10, 2013 5:41 pm Photos

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Safely shred for free on Tuesday

VALPARAISO – Metro Recycling is partnering with 1st Source Bank and Opportunity Enterprises to give community members a way to safely shred their confidential documents. On Tuesday, April 30th these organizations can help take shredding off consumers’ to-do lists with a free shred day.

April 29, 2013 7:37 pm
Fans vote Metro Recycling's mascot, Scrappy the Turtle, #1

Fans vote Metro Recycling's mascot, Scrappy the Turtle, #1

VALPARAISO | Metro Recycling’s mascot, Scrappy the Turtle, has been crowned champion of the Waste and Recycling News 2013 Mascot Madness competition. The Mascot Madness allowed fans to vote from mid-February to mid-April for their favorite waste and recycling mascot.

April 18, 2013 4:14 pm

Metro Recycling sponsors Earth Day Saturday

VALPARAISO | Metro Recycling is excited to be part of the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Event on April 20, 2013. This entertaining, free event will be held at the Porter County Expo Center from 9am – 4pm. Northwest Indiana Earth Day will include family fun and educational activities on ways to…

April 17, 2013 7:51 pm
Metro Recycling sponsors Earth Day April 20

Metro Recycling sponsors Earth Day April 20

VALPARAISO | Metro Recycling is excited to be part of the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Event on April 20, 2013. This entertaining, free event will be held at the Porter County Expo Center from 9am – 4pm. Northwest Indiana Earth Day will include family fun and educational activities on ways to…

April 03, 2013 9:03 pm
Metro Recycling sponsors Earth Day

Metro Recycling sponsors Earth Day

VALPARAISO | Metro Recycling is excited to be part of the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Event on April 20. This entertaining, free event will be held at the Porter County Expo Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Northwest Indiana Earth Day will include family fun and educational activities on ways to…

April 03, 2013 3:10 pm

Metro Recycling Wins 2012 Go Green awards

VALPARAISO | Metro Recycling is honored to be the recipient of two 2012 Go Green Awards for their kids’ activities book and website. The national-level advertising awards program, Go Green Advertising Awards (GGA), is developed specifically for the promotion of green-themed products and serv…

February 07, 2013 2:38 pm
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