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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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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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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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Tipping scrap metal out of skip

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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