Category: Selling Scrap

Value of aluminium at 10-year high

Although the scrap metal market took a major hit in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been recovering well throughout 2021 on an upwards trajectory that’s set to continue for the next two decades. While precious metals are at a low point, we’re seeing the value of aluminium reach a 10-year high this […]

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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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scrap metal brake discs

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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68% of Brits Missing Out on Scrap Metal Money

Metal recycling centre EMR carried out a survey, via YouGov, which showed only 32% of people in the UK are selling their scrap metal to merchants. Although a lot of our scrap metal here at Singleton’s comes from trade and manufacturing, there’s a huge opportunity for more members of the public to earn some extra […]

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Why Do Scrap Metal Prices Change?

All scrap metal dealers will offer different prices for your scrap metal, as the price isn’t set in stone. Some days you might come away from dropping off a van load with more in your pocket (or on your card, as we can’t pay cash!), but other times you may come away with less – […]

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