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Junkyards in America

Junkyards in America

The Dawn of Recycling Call them what you want—junkyards, salvage yards, wrecking yards, or scrapyards. In a way, they were the first form of modern-day recycling. Prior to the 1800s, recycling as we know it now was not commonplace. However, with the emergence of the industrial revolution and manufactured goods—especially automobiles—the demand for metal was […]