You may have heard of the scrap industry and how, if you have certain items you need to get rid of, you could arrange for a scrapyard to take them off your hands. But did you know that you can expect to be paid for the items you drop off? What’s even more exciting is that a lot of the items you’re likely to find lying about your house gathering dust could, in fact, prove very valuable to scrap. So, whether you’re moving house or just rooting through old stuff that you no longer use, why not find out which items you should throw and which you could take to the scrapyard? Read on to find out.
We all know the environmental benefits of recycling – it results in less energy being wasted, smaller amounts of fossil fuels being used up and a vast reduction in the amount of water required. However, there is a little curiosity that is commonly expressed among both individuals who are looking into metal re-use for the first time and those who are seasoned recyclers. The question is this: what will my metal become once it has been recycled?
Unlike other materials, scrap metal is infinitely recyclable. The industry is growing and the benefits are second to none. You probably already know that recycling is incredibly important, but how much do you know about the scrap metal industry? Here’s some insight.
If you’re looking to sell your scrap metal then more often than not price is going to be a big factor in your decision making. Though recycling scrap metal brings many benefits that aren’t revenue based, getting a fair price for your goods is still vital. But, how can you be sure that you’re getting that honest rate? This is how scrap metal prices are worked out.
If you have a large amount of scrap metal on your hands, it can be tempting to simply dispose of it in the quickest way possible. More often than not using an unwarranted scrap metal dealer to take it off your hands.
The ‘scrap metal dealers act’ was revised in 2013 to create the current legislation we have today. The act applies to all scrap metal dealers in the UK. Therefore, if you’re in the scrap metal trade (as we are) it’s important to know the ins and outs of the regulations.
Here at Maxilead Metals, we’re ever the advocates of metal recycling and its many benefits. To both you, the environment and the economy – it’s a practice that benefits all. Recycling has become increasingly common practice as businesses have become more environmentally aware and have been set targets by the government that they need to adhere to. These efforts are helping to meet international goals of cost reduction, sufficient management of limited resources and effective environmental responsibility.
Here at Maxilead, we love some good old facts & figures, especially concerning what we’re most passionate about: metal recycling. The metal recycling industry is booming and the number of metals that are recycled year on year is dumbfounding.
Commercial work is an intricate process and requires the utmost pre-planning to ensure smooth runnings. Luckily, Maxilead are on hand to assist you with the process. Read on to discover our 5 tips for planning out your commercial work.