This Virginia man use scrapping to pay for various things in his life including health insurance. It all started with a wedding cake for his daughter’s wedding. He paid for the whole wedding through recycling scrap metal. It take approximately 14,400 aluminum cans to pay for a wedding cake.
Using his various sources and referrals Jim Ridenhour started to use his scrapping hobby for more than just a hobby. He strategically budgets his scrap earnings to help pay for his health premium and much more. Check out more here: http://www.dailypress.com/features/family/dp-fea-scrapper-20140412,0,1620059.story