From Inexpensive to Expensive: How Much is Your Metal Worth?

If you’re looking to earn a bit of extra money, scrap metal may not be the first place you’d look. However, scrap metal recycling can actually help you earn some money, whilst being better for the planet.

If you’ve just done a revamp of your home or you work regularly with metals, you might just find some items that could make you a little bit of cash. Whilst not all metals are worth big money, each one has its uses.

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Did You Know? Aircraft Recycling

With increasing pressure on the airline industry to be more environmentally friendly, many within the industry are turning to recycling their aircraft in a more effective way.

With aircraft recycling, the sky really is the limit, as we are finding ways to recycle more components of a plane than ever before. In this article, we take a look at just what goes into recycling an aircraft, and how this is having a beneficial effect on the holiday goer.

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How to Dispose of Scrap Metal Legally

Disposing of your scrap metal may sound like an easy process, but you’d be surprised just how many variables you need to take into consideration to ensure you’re selling your scrap metal in a legal way. In 2013 the Scrap Metal Dealers Act (SMDA) came into force across England and Wales; this act created an up-to-date regulatory regime for the scrap metal recycling and vehicle dismantling industries, and any businesses which work within this sector.

The SDMA came into force as a result of a sharp upturn in metal theft across the UK; according to recent figures, metal theft has cost the economy between £220 million and £777 million over the last few years.
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