When you need to destroy a building, you have a choice to either demolish it or deconstruct it. These might sound like the same thing, but it may surprise you to know just how different they are. Please read our blog below to find out the pros and cons and which one we recommend for your next job. Continue reading “Deconstruction vs Demolition – What’s The Difference?”
We have many years of experience and knowledge in the scrap metal industry, so we can offer a wide range of services to a variety of businesses. If you’re a tradesperson who needs to dispose of metal or have it recycled, we can help. Continue reading “Scrap Metal Recycling for Tradespeople”
Morecambe Metals has been recycling scrap metal for almost 40 years, but the history of scrap metal spans back for centuries. Most people consider recycling to be a modern practice born from concerns surrounding the environment and humanity’s rapid consumption of depleting raw material supplies. However, metal recycling is an ancient practice that manufacturers have been utilising as far back as 700 BC. So today, we will explore scrap metal recycling through the ages and figure out how we got where we are today.
Continue reading “The History of Scrap Metal Recycling”
We deal with all kinds of scrap metal recycling here at Morecambe Metals, with one of the bulkier domestic items being End-of-Life vehicles. The days of scrapped cars sitting around and leaking toxic fluids everywhere before being crushed into cubes and thrown onto landfills are long gone. These days, up to 95% of the material in scrapped vehicles is reused, recovered, or recycled by authorised treatment facilities. Continue reading “End-of-Life Vehicle Recycling – What Happens to Scrapped Cars?”
Metal has always held great economic weight, but as we move towards a sustainable future, there is a growing appreciation for the ecological benefits of scrap metal recycling. Until recently, businesses dealing with scrap metal for a long time, like Morecambe Metals, were not at the forefront of people’s minds when discussing recycling and sustainability, often perceived as merely a part of the waste collection and disposal process. Continue reading “The Role of Scrap Metal Recycling in a Sustainable Future”
Here at Morecambe Metals, we’re thrilled to announce that we have been selected by the Lancashire Business View as one of their Family Business Heroes! From a wide range of candidates nominated by the Lancashire Business Review readers, Morecambe Metals was then chosen by a specially invited panel to sit alongside other fantastic Lancashire-based family-run businesses.
Aluminium is a widely used metal across many industries. It is also one of the most commonly recycled metals globally – and for a good reason. Aluminium is a great candidate for scrap metal recycling because 100% of scrap aluminium can be recycled without losing quality. This blog will look at what aluminium is and why it’s essential in scrap metal recycling.
Here at Morecambe Metals, we specialise in scrap metal recycling, processing and collection.
We’re a forward-thinking scrap metal dealer and so we’re always looking for new and innovative ways to improve our recycling process.
At Morecambe Metals, we have over 40 years of experience in scrap metal recycling, and we pride ourselves on offering a fully compliant service for our customers.
We specialise in scrap metal recycling, processing and collection. So by choosing to recycle your waste metal and machinery, you can promote sustainability throughout your business.