Tag Archives: environment

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. -Pedro Calderon de la Barca As Spring quickly approaches, chances are you’ve already seen more green around. The shorter days of winter will soon be … Continue reading

Honoring Our Troops Today, Every Day Memorial Day is a day to remember those who have given their lives in the pursuit of freedom. It’s a difficult day to celebrate for many, but an honor to call America our home … Continue reading

Children & recycling—what’s the connection? The world is growing at an exponential rate, leaving our young children and future generations with less and less space for living and growing. This is one of the most critical reasons why recycling needs … Continue reading

We hope you will celebrate the 46th year of the Earth Day movement with us! This year’s global theme revolves around getting closer to its 50th anniversary and planting 7.8 billion trees!

The Creative Side of Scrap Metal sculptures—a fascination primarily held by innovative, handy artists. You’ll happen upon them in lawns, NYC, all over the world. Let’s visit some unique, lesser talked about sculptures in the world. Balloon sculptures by Jeff … Continue reading

Commonly referred to as ‘Doctor Copper,’ this metal is the best indicator of global economic health. And the doc isn’t feeling so hot lately. Using current weekly copper charts, there’s an indication of a downward projection for copper prices. According … Continue reading

What’s Going On In the Market? We’re going to be straight with you—the metal industry is a little ‘sick’ right now. Rather than brushing it under the rug, let’s talk about it and explore what’s happening in the industry right … Continue reading

Recycling Mountains of Metal Since 1975 TT&E Iron & Metal, Inc. opened its doors in 1975 on a small two-acre site located on Garner Road, just south of Raleigh, NC. Founders and brothers Alfred and Wallace Thompson created an honest … Continue reading

TT&E Cares…A Lot. But Why? TT&E is a company that likes to do business honestly, safely, and to the customer’s benefit. We were built on honest values and continue running the business to this day with the beliefs instilled by the founders, … Continue reading

Community of Hope Field Trip Last Wednesday, TT&E hosted a field trip for the kids from Community of Hope. 31 kids and 8 chaperons visited the huge recycling facility for a tour of the shredder on TT&E’s property to teach them about the benefits … Continue reading