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2015 Earth Day Celebration

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), River Metals Recycling (RMR) and U-Pull-&-Pay (UPAP) celebrated Earth Day at Sawyer Point in Cincinnati. DJJ is America’s oldest, most experienced trading, logistics and scrap recycling company.  Since 1885, we’ve focused on recycling one of the world’s most reusable materials while conserving precious resources in the process. DJJ’s “Cincinnaturally” Earth Day booth included finished products from recycled metal and an automobile shredder video.  Also on display were sculptures created for DJJ’s first Scrap Showdown contest.  These sculptures were created using scrap metal collected from River Metals Recycling’s Newport, Kentucky recycling facility. Below are the winners of the Scrap Showdown contest. People’s Choice: Sensational Cincinnati–Pattie Byron 3rd place: All Things Cincinnati–Elite Welding Academy 2nd place: Spring in Eden–Al & Carla Lang 1st place: A Windy Day– Kate Demske In addition, DJJ made a donation to Taking Root (http://www.takingroot.info/), a regional campaign to plant 2 million trees by 2020. River Metals Recycling (RMR) is the largest scrap recycler in Kentucky and in the greater Cincinnati area, with 9 locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.   RMR is headquartered in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky and has nearly 250 employees.   RMR’s Newport, Kentucky recycling center buys ferrous scrap as well as common household nonferrous scrap metal items like aluminum cans and other aluminum, stainless steel, copper and brass products. RMR is wholly owned by The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ). U-Pull-&-Pay (UPAP) operates nine self-serve used auto parts stores across the U.S., including one in Carthage (Cincinnati), Ohio.  Each store carries over 1,000 used cars and trucks displayed on stands, arranged in rows,...