A Guide : How to Scrap Copper Wire

A Guide : How to Scrap Copper Wire

Of the many various ferrous metals, copper is one of the most valuable. Wiring is a common form of copper, and you can find it in pretty much all domestic, commercial and industrial properties.

If you happen to stockpile even a small amount of copper wire, it could result in a nice payback. However, there are a couple of ways you can maximise the value of copper wire.

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What is the WEEE Directive?

What is the WEEE Directive?

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive) is a legal action by the EU that became European Law in 2003. The law sets targets for the collection, recovery and recycling for every type of electrical item in the UK. There are also restrictions as to what new electronic equipment on the market can be made from.

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What is Smart Water?

What is Smart Water?

Smartwater is a liquid that’s applied to items of value to trace criminals. The unique traceable components of Smartwater are invisible to the naked eye, unless placed under an ultraviolet light, so it’s perfect for deterring potential thieves in public areas.

Why use Smartwater?

Smartwater is made from a liquid that contains a unique code, which can only be seen under ultraviolet light. This allows the item to be traced back to wherever the thief has taken it. Smartwater can also be sprayed onto the criminal, which is especially useful if the item has been damaged but not removed.

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Bolton council reduce the size of bins

Bolton council reduce the size of bins

Here at Maxilead Metals, we’re all about recycling. Not only does it make use of materials that would have ordinarily been wasted, but it’s also great for the environment.

In recent years, we’ve been delighted to see councils and the government take recycling more seriously – we are all living on the same planet after all – with fines being put in place to encourage the public to recycle their waste.

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