For Immediate Release: March 7, 2016
River Metals Recycling Cincinnati Participates in Lower Price Hill Neighborhood Enhancement Program
River Metals Recycling’s (RMR) Cincinnati recycling facility is participating in the Cincinnati Reds Community Fund Makeover and the City of Cincinnati’s Neighborhood Enhancement Program, benefitting the Lower Price Hill community in which RMR operates. The Reds Community Makeover and Neighborhood Enhancement Program is a 90-day blitz focused on upgrading the Evans Field and playground, adding a community garden and green space, and renovating the Espy Center, a former Boys & Girls Club. The program brings together 14 business and civic organizations as partners and incorporates the work of nine city of Cincinnati departments.
As part of the city’s Neighborhood Enhancement Program, 60 Oyler students in third through sixth grades will participate in Operation DRIVEN, a weekly mentoring, wellness and nutrition program, the acronym of which stands for Dreams Require Intense Vision Endless Navigation.
On March 1, 2016 River Metals Recycling and other businesses were recognized by Mayor Cranley for their commitment and contributions to the community in which they operate.
River Metals Recycling is the largest scrap recycler in Kentucky and in the greater Cincinnati area, with nine locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. RMR is headquartered in Crescent Springs, Kentucky, and has nearly 250 teammates. River Metals Recycling’s State Avenue, Cincinnati facility specializes in scrap recycling services for households, tradesmen and businesses, and 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). Founded in 1885, DJJ is one of the largest scrap brokers/processors in the United States providing scrap brokerage, recycling and transportation services. DJJ is part of Nucor Corporation’s family of companies. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Nucor is the leading purchaser of ferrous scrap and the largest recycler in North America, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada.