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Spring Cleaning May Mean Money in Your Pocket

04-30-2012 11:58 AM CET | Associations & Organizations

Press release from: Gershow Recycling

/ PR Agency: PRMG
As the temperature rises, this is the time of year when people perform their “spring cleaning” and get rid of unwanted items lying around the house, garage and outdoors. As area residents perform their springtime rituals, Gershow Recycling says that they should also realize that there may be some money in the scrap metal they are about to throw away.

“Many people who are cleaning out their garages and fixing up their homes realize they may have some scrap lying around that can be recycled,” said Kevin Gershowitz, President, Gershow Recycling. “Anyone who is getting rid of items for spring cleaning such as lawn furniture, window screens, barbecues and lawn tools such as rakes and shovels can bring them to Gershow. When they bring their scrap to Gershow, they will not only be helping to preserve the environment, but they will get money for it as well.”

Gershow Recycling urges everyone to bring in their unwanted items to one of their eight Long Island and Brooklyn locations to receive cash for their scrap metal. Gershow takes in all types of metal, including aluminum, brass, copper, steel, cast iron, appliances, cars and vehicles. In keeping with its philosophy of “Conserving the Future by Recycling the Past,” Gershow Recycling purchases scrap metal that would have otherwise wound up in local landfills, and turns them into high-quality scrap products for recycling. The company recycles both ferrous and non-ferrous products.

For more information, visit or, for pricing, call 1 (855) GERSHOW (437-7469). Gershow has eight convenient locations, which are as follows:

Brooklyn 1885 Pitkin Avenue (718) 345-2240

New Hyde Park 24 Denton Avenue (516) 746-1081

Valley Stream 97 East Hawthorne Avenue (516) 825-7244

Freeport 143 Hanse Avenue (516) 223-0864

Huntington Station 149 W. 11th Street (631) 385-1200

Lindenhurst 635 Muncy Avenue (631) 587-1991

Bay Shore 33 McAdam Street (631) 234-1022

Medford 71 Peconic Avenue (631) 289-6188

Started in 1964 by Sam Gershowitz, Gershow Recycling began as a two-man operation with a tractor and trailer, a boom truck and the first portable car flattener. Now with the second generation carrying on the legacy, Gershow generates over 750 jobs, contributing millions of dollars to the local economy, while helping to preserve Long Island’s environment. Gershow Recycling takes aluminum, brass, copper, steel, cast iron, appliances, cars and vehicles. In keeping with its philosophy of “Conserving the Future by Recycling the Past,” Gershow Recycling purchases scrap metal that would have otherwise wound up in local landfills, and turns them into high-quality scrap products for recycling. The company produces both ferrous and non-ferrous products.

Hank Russell, Public Relations Director
The Public Relations and Marketing Group
156 North Ocean Avenue
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 207-1057

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