The evolution of recycling and scrap metal

The evolution of recycling and scrap metal

Ever since man began to settle in one place, rather than constantly moving around for safety, there has been need for recycling.

In fact, Japan began to recycle paper as early as 1031, with records stating that all documents and paper were recycled and repulped into new paper, that was sold in paper shops.

But what about scrap metal recycling? When did we start to take one piece of metal and transform it into something else?

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