Recycling metals

Wednesday 7 October 2015

In the age of technology and consumption, global demand for metals is constantly on the rise. Although we are aware that mining activities come with significant environmental impacts, we still strive to meet this demand. One of the solutions is to recycle these metals. By doing so, we reduce the extraction of raw materials to … Continue reading Recycling metals

Recycling auto parts: an ecological alternative!

Monday 7 September 2015

Do you know that you can “go green” when you have your car repaired? In fact, the Quebec association of auto recycling centers (ARPAQ), of which Remorquage et Récupération St-Laurent is a member, set up the Green Recycler Parts program. This program encourages consumers to use auto parts that come from recycled vehicles. These parts … Continue reading Recycling auto parts: an ecological alternative!

Should we recycle?

Monday 13 July 2015

Recycling has been part of our daily lives for several years now. For most of us, recycling is an obvious choice, but for others, the real impact on the environment remains unclear. However, up to 85 % of residual materials can be reused, recycled or repurposed. Citizens must be made aware of the benefits of recycling, … Continue reading Should we recycle?

The effect of waste on our natural environment

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Do you know how waste really affects the natural environment? Depending on the type of material, its thickness and weather conditions, the decomposition time of certain types of waste can be extremely long. For example, a glass bottle can take 4000 years to decompose. Waste can cause serious dangers for fauna and flora. For example, … Continue reading The effect of waste on our natural environment