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Demand for steel and other metals means scrappers are looking to get the most for their money
(left)Thadeus Howell, of Allentown weighs and separates scrap metal. (right) Ed Komnath brings a bag of soda cans, an aluminum door frame and old Honda car parts that his son-in-law couldn’t sell at a yard sale to E. Schneider & Sons Inc. “It adds up,” said Komnath, of Macungie, he said: “I can take my grandson to Burger King.” Komnath, walked away with $13.40 in cash. By selling used metals, consumers can pick up extra dollars and ensure their recyclable items stay out of a landfill. Demand for steel and other metals means scrappers are looking to get the most for their money. People can turn unwanted metal items from cat food cans to car parts and pipes into extra cash. Photo taken at E. Schneider & Sons Inc.
June 2, 2012