The latest available data on commercial and industrial waste generation suggests an overall downward trend since 2012 – a reduction of 2 million tonnes in England – and is clearly welcome news. However, estimates suggest that in England alone, 32.2 million tonnes of such waste were generated in 2016, indicating that there is certainly more that could be done.
The regulations surrounding End of Life Vehicles are a directive of the European Union addressing the end of life for automotive products. Vehicles are regulated to limit the environmental impact of their disposal by reducing the amount of waste created when they are scrapped. This is to encourage the recovery, re-use, and recycling of vehicle components and materials.
Metal is an element, compound or alloy that has an abundance of different physical, chemical, electrical and mechanical properties. It can often be difficult to identify a metal’s type from mere sight alone.
To help you out, here is a guide to some of the most common metal types and how you can identify them more easily and accurately.