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?

Recycling your milk bottles and empty coffee jars comes without question; we are so used to dragging our recycling bins out on a weekly basis. But one part of the recycling industry that can get forgotten about is metal. This can include anything from miscellaneous, used wires to standard brass or iron. Continue reading “What Metal Should You Scrap, What Shouldn’t You Scrap and What Should You Recycle?”