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"If you’ve followed Brett Ekart on LinkedIn, you know he extols the virtue of hard work and is grateful for the success United Metals Recycling, headquartered in Caldwell, Idaho, has had. You also know that Brett claims little of that success for himself and instead attributes it to the team that United Metals Recycling has built."

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"A key to A Scrap Life's popularity may be its causal, real- life conversations with guests-sometimes over glasses of wine or cans of Coors Light-and it's not unusual for an occasional f-bomb to pop through the room."


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On the first 'A Scrap Life' of September, Brett and Chad are back to discuss domestic and global markets and pricing.

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On this episode of A Scrap Life, Brett sits down with the CEO and President of Sennebogen to discuss the company's roots and how they've progressed over the years.

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On this episode of A Scrap Life, Brett is a guest on the IC-DISC Show, hosted by David Spray, founder of Export Advisors. They discuss different business practices and what those look like specifically in the scrap metal industry.

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On this episode of A Scrap Life, host Brett Ekart, interviews guest Jim Keefe from Recycling Today about the scrap expo he is organizing and just about the industry in general.



Meet Brett Ekart, the voice of A Scrap Life. He's spent most of his life in the scrap industry, and knows that being scrappy isn't a negative, but it gives you extra tools to take on whatever life throws at you. 


Metals Recycling Magazine | Talkin' the Talk ; March/ April 2023

Recycling Today | People, Patience and Profit ; November 2021

Waste 360March 2021 Fires Up: A Conversation with the New Face of Scrap Metal, Brett (Dr. Hustle) Ekart ; April 2021

Pile of Scrap Ep. 14: The Scrap Life – Brett Ekart, United Metals ; January 2020

Money Matters Adam Torres interviews Brett Ekart CEO of United Metals Recycling ; January 2020

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As American as apple pie.... Semi Trucks, Pipe, and Mountains in the background. The only thing missing is a big pile of scrap metal in the background to complete this awesomeness! 


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