There are numerous ways to make extra money. You are probably familiar with the typical ones that are suggested such as taking paid surveys, reselling items on eBay, selling used books, and the like. Here’s one you may not have heard of: Make money by recycling scrap metal.
What Kinds of Scrap Metal are Valuable?
It really helps to know your metals because some are worth more than others. These are the big four scrap metals you should consider:
- Copper, a reddish metal that tarnishes green
- Aluminum, a silvery, lightweight malleable metal
- Brass, a heavy yellowish mix of copper and zinc, and
- Steel, a highly durable and strong metal that is highly recyclable.