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Will the UK be the first country in the world with a fully circular steel and aluminium economy?

The UKRI’s National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research (NICER) Programme is working towards making circular economies for the UK’s textiles, minerals, chemicals, and metals industries. With £30 million funding, their research aims to enable the UK to have the world’s first fully circular economy for steel and aluminium by 2050 as part of the government’s efforts […]

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The Wonderful World of Scrap Metal Art and Sculpture

The beauty of scrap metal art lies in taking something old, breaking it down and totally transforming it into something completely new. Scrap metal pieces are currently being sold for thousands of pounds making scrap artistry and sculpture highly lucrative. Many artists enjoy using something widely considered ugly or unsightly, such as scrap metal, and […]

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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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