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The History of Metal Recycling

We tend to think of recycling as a modern phenomenon brought about by concerns for environmentalism, but the truth is that scrap metal recycling is a relatively ancient practice. Just as it is today, manufacturers have been making use of scrap metal as an excellent cost-effective alternative to new metals since at least 700 BC. […]

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How to arrange a skip for scrap metal collection

Thinking of selling your scrap metal but don’t have the means to transport it yourself? Organising a skip for collection can be a great solution. Find a service that will deliver a skip or container to you so you can fill it at your convenience and then remove it for you. Remember that recycling your […]

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How is Coronavirus affecting scrap metal prices?

Waking up to the recent news that Greater Manchester will be back in a more severe lockdown wasn’t fun – but we’re confident that we can continue to provide a safe service for anyone who still wants to drop off and sell their scrap. If you’d like to learn more about what we’re doing to […]

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Collecting scrap metal in Manchester

Another case of illegal scrap metal dealing on the streets of Manchester and we’re left scratching our heads. Is it really worth the risk to operate without a license?   Here are the facts The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 saw the government revise the previous legislation to crack down on rogue traders. From October […]

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