We are increasingly becoming more aware of how important recycling is – especially when it comes to metal. We can help the environment to conserve natural resources by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and using less energy compared to making metal from virgin ore.
Whether you put your cans in the recycling bin to be collected weekly, or you work within an industry which creates metal waste, the act of metal recycling is a constant, but the details often remain undiscussed, leaving customers in the dark to what actually happens to their metal.
Over 400 million tonnes of metal is recycled every year, so what happens to your recycled metal? How is it recycled and what does it become after?