Mann Metals

(248) 960-1200
1011 Decker Rd
Walled Lake, MI

Recycle Electric Motors at Mann Metals

When you think of recycling gadgets, most of us think of eWaste, such as computers, laptops, and printers. But Mann Metals also buys electric motors. There is copper, brass, and other metals inside these motors that can be recycled.

Electric motors have been around since the mid-1800’s and most of them, regardless of how broken, have metals that can be recovered. Your home or business may have more of them than you think!

  • Fans of all sizes
  • Small electric tools such as drills, presses, lathes, and saws
  • Drive motors for belts and rollers
  • Electric carts and scooters
  • Starter motors for autos
  • Motors in sewing machines, printing presses, and cutters
  • Drive motors for electric appliances such as dryers

In many cases, we’re interested in just the motor, not the whole machine…why chuck it into the dumpster if you can salvage a part to sell? Remove the motor, set it aside until you’ve collected a few, then bring them down to Mann Metals and sell them for cash.

Do you own a repair business? Or sell new electric tools, equipment, or appliances? Chances are, you have a collection already! We’d love to buy them from you. If you have a large volume, contact us about pick up, or if you have any questions about the motors we buy.

Mention our blog the next time you visit Mann Metals. Let us know what you think!

Go Greener & Save Money This Year!

Happy New Year!

Have you resolved to go greener this year?

Save money?

Grow your business and attract new clients and customers?

Don’t let those plans slide away from you in 2012. Let Mann Metals be an important part of keeping your resolutions!

Going greener: Recycle what you can. Most cities have collection for paper, plastic, and glass. We buy recyclable metals. Copper, stainless steel, aluminum, x-ray film (see size limit), nickel, cast iron, plus e-waste like computers, printers, motherboards, cell phones, and phone systems. Individuals can feel good about keeping their eco-friendly resolutions. Businesses can advertise to consumers about being a “greener” company this year.

Save money: Tossing recyclable metals is like throwing money in the garbage. The leftover copper wire cluttering up your shop, the old cast iron sink in the garage, and the outdated computers and broken printers in your office closet are worth money. A penny saved is a penny earned, and who doesn’t count pennies these days? Sell your scrap metal and avoid cluttering the landfill with items that could earn you cash. Contact Mann Metals for questions, or for pick-ups of larger amounts of scrap metal.

Grow your business and attract new clients and customers? Really? Yes! Consumers care about the environment, and many prefer companies that are eco-friendly and eco-aware. When you sell scrap to Mann Metals, you’re not just money-smart, you can advertise that you’ve recycled to attract “green” customers to your business. Advertise with pride: You recycle!

Like our blog? Want to see a particular topic? Tell us about it the next time you bring in your scrap metals!

Recycle X-ray Films

doctor looking at x-ray

Due to state and federal regulations, all hospitals, clinics, dental offices, and chiropractors must store their medical records for 5-7 years or more. When is the last time you purged your older records, scrap files, and expired film? Mann Metals recycles old xray films larger than 4×6, to recover the silver, and pays you or your office cash for the old film.

Old xray film is quite heavy, takes up a lot of storage space, and is not readily dealt with by shredding or other normal office procedures. Create more space, de-clutter your office space, and rest assured that your old and unusable Xray films have been properly destroyed in accordance with HIPPA.

Contact Mann Metals, and we’ll either arrange pick up for a large amount of xray film, or let you know how and where to bring your old xray film to us for recycling. We can provide a certificate of destruction so that you remain HIPAA compliant, as well.

Many hospitals, clinics, dental and chiropractic offices are going greener, and cashing in on their clients’ desire to remain eco-friendly. As a part of going “greener”, you can assure your patients and clients that you recycle whenever, and whatever possible.

Contact Mann Metals today, to recycle your old xray film!

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Remodeling? Consider Recycling in Your Plans

Winter is the time to plan your home and business improvements, and home and business owners all across Michigan are making plans for improvements to the buildings and properties they own. When you think about remodeling or updating, you consider so many factors; price, mess, improved value, ease of use, and tax benefits, to name a few. Don’t forget to factor in recycling as you plan.

When a building or property is demolished, or when it is prepared for construction work, many recyclables can be involved. Mann Metals buys scrap metal, including copper wiring, sheet metal, cast iron, brass, aluminum, copper, and nickel. Many of these scrap metal categories are found when owners demolish or prepare buildings and properties for construction. Don’t junk that stuff until you ensure it’s not worth cash in your pocket!

Even turning new ground can yield scrap metal. Many older construction companies coiled excess copper wire or used cast iron or copper pipes and buried them underground decades ago. Contact us to find out what’s worth money as scrap metal. Save your container for true trash, and cash in on your scrap metals instead of paying to have it removed.

Contact Mann Metals to find out if the scrap metal you have is worth money. For large amounts, we can arrange pick up, and for smaller amounts, it’s still worth bringing to us yourself. You wouldn’t toss money into the dumpster, right? So don’t junk that scrap metal, either!

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Get Cash for Old Computers

It’s approaching the end of the tax year for many businesses and taxpayers, and it’s time to evaluate whether to purchase new equipment for our homes or businesses. No matter if you’re looking to take advantage of the current tax year to write off new equipment at work, or you are buying super holiday gifts for the family: If you choose to buy new electronics, especially computers, save those old ones. Contact Mann Metals about selling that old computer equipment for cash before you pile them in your dumpster or at the curb. You throw cash away when you junk salable scrap metals!

Many of the computer “guts” have small amounts of recyclable metals inside. From gold to copper, there may be valuable recyclable metals in your junk. So turn your trash into cash, and stop by or give us a call, and we’ll let you know what to bring to Mann Metals to sell. Current scrap metal prices are available when you contact us.

Remember, this can be an important step for businesses trying to “go green” to appeal to the eco-minded consumer. Eco-friendly companies attract positive attention from consumers these days…so recycle those computers and metals, and advertise to your customers that your company is going “green”!

Mention our blog the next time you visit Mann Metals. Let us know what you think!

Go Green & Recycle Your Christmas Lights!

Recycle Christmas LightsThe holidays are here, and it’s time to drag out the strings of holiday lights and see if they work. If they fail to light up, don’t throw them out! Mann Metals will take any type of string lights and pay you for them! String lights have copper wire inside the coating, which is worth cash to us. So look around your home or business, and find those old strings of lights, insulated wire and cords and bring them in.

Considering going greener with your holiday displays? Many businesses and homeowners are discarding the older incandescent holiday lights and replacing them with the more efficient and brighter LED holiday lights. When you do, bring the old ones down to Mann Metals…the money you earn from selling the scrap copper will lower your cost of purchasing the new lights…a doubly good eco-friendly idea!

Contact Mann Metals, and we’ll let you know which kinds of wire and lights we buy, plus, we can give you more ideas of what scrap metal we purchase, and what the current scrap metal prices are today.

Happy Holidays!


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