Spotlight on: Factory Clearance

We at Morecambe Metals have been a part of the scrap metal recycling and processing industry for over 35 years, and we have learnt so much in that time. We have also expanded the services that we provide for people around the North West of England, so it’s important to let you know about what we can provide for you and why it’s an important thing to be a part of.

Previously we’ve discussed the importance of vehicle recycling as well as discussing the science that goes into some of our services. Today, we’ll be talking about our factory clearance service and why it is important.

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The British Metals Recycling Association: Who Are They?

As a proud member of the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA), we know how integral the work is that this association is in the recycling world.

As someone outside of our industry, though, you may not understand what being a member of the BMRA means, and how it ultimately affects the service that we provide to you. In short, it means that we’re able to guarantee environmentally friendly raw materials, but there’s a little more to it than that.

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The Importance of Vehicle Recycling

On average, a typical vehicle contains a weight of approximately 65% of iron and steel, 25% of which is recycled steel. Proper vehicle recycling ensures that certain vehicle components, such as batteries and other components, are correctly disposed of.

After being dismantled and its reusable parts resold, vehicle recycling brings advantages to everyone, especially the environment, as scrap metal is utilised for a wide number of end products!
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The Science Behind Our Services

Science is one of the driving forces of modern day society; every month we are starting to see the latest technological feats being unveiled, and companies are implementing newer strategies in the scientific field to dominate their industry.

However, sometimes it is great to use science to help other industries; we use our very own pieces of scientific equipment here at Morecambe Metals, so we will give you a rundown of what things we can do at our Morecambe-based site and the science behind it.

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Do You Need to Hire a Skip? A Tradesman’s Guide

Whether you’re working on the plumbing of a property or conducting a thorough clean out which will result in a lot of scrap metal being produced, you’re probably thinking about hiring a skip. After all, it’s the easiest way to dispose of your scrap metal, right?

However, there are some considerations to keep in mind before jumping in and hiring a skip for your project.

Here at Morecambe Metals, we provide a comprehensive scrap metal collection service which can be a better option for many – especially if you need bulk collection. So, as a tradesman, should you opt for skip hire or a full scrap metal collection service? And what do you need to know before using either?

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Limiting the Amount of Metal that you Scrap

Although we’re experts in the scrap metal recycling of both ferrous and non-ferrous metals here at Morecambe Metals, we understand that many people are looking for ways to reduce the amount of scrap metal that they produce to help our environment.

Our recycling service helps our customers drastically cut their carbon footprint, but what if you want to cut that even more? The answer is simple; reduce the amount of scrap that you produce in the first place!

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What Metal Should You Scrap, What Shouldn’t You Scrap and What Should You Recycle?

Can all Metals Be Recycled?

Often all metals are recyclable, metals are one of the easiest materials to recycle. One advantage is that most of it can be recycled again and again without changing its properties.  Metals include cast iron, stainless steel, aluminium, copper and many more.

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Why Should You Recycle Your Scrap Metal?

At Morecambe Metals, we have been recycling, processing, and distributing scrap metal for over 35 years. Today, we recycle up to 2000 tonnes of ferrous scrap metal in a week, so can you imagine how much scrap metal we have recycled and processed over the years?

It is an incredibly important process, and we have decided to take you on a journey as to why you should recycle your scrap metal, instead of throwing it in the general waste.

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Day in the Life at Morecambe Metals

Morecambe Metals have been recycling, processing, and distributing scrap metal for over 35 years, and if there’s one thing that we can say, it is that an average day at our Morecambe site is incredibly busy. From the vast array of metals that we process to everything that happens in the office, we will let you take a peek into what our lives are like here at Morecambe Metals. Continue reading “Day in the Life at Morecambe Metals”