Previously, we have discussed iron, copper, steel, and aluminium as part of our ongoing series ‘Metals and Their Properties’. In this article, we are turning our attention to the qualities, applications and history of stainless steel. As experts in the scrap metal recycling business, we hope to show you the usefulness and importance of recycling stainless steel.
Plastic waste is a huge problem, not just in the UK but worldwide as well. It is estimated that 12.7 million tonnes of plastic ends up in the oceans each year. From Cornish beaches to the uninhabited Pacific Islands, plastic is travelling on ocean currents to turn up in every corner of the globe. Continue reading “The Future of Plastic Recycling”
Metals are some of the most widely used materials on the planet, as well as being one of the most extracted. Each metal that is extracted has different properties, and it is important to understand these so that you know if you are using that type of metal in the right application – and so that you know which ones to recycle and which ones you should scrap.
We love everything metal related, which is why we’ve come up with the most common metals that are used every day and the properties that they exhibit.