In the European Union, end-of-life vehicles, or EVLs, produce seven to eight million tonnes of waste every year. Recycling cars, therefore, is vital. It’s also imperative to handle them properly in order to ensure the reduction of toxic waste in the environment. Continue reading “Vehicle Recycling: What Are the Advantages?”
With the increasing importance given to environmental issues, it doesn’t come as a surprise that we’ve invented and developed many methods to prevent pollution from worsening – or to avoid it all-together. Continue reading “The Importance of Vehicle Depollution”
We’ve previously discussed some signs that your car is ready for recycling; now, we’re looking into more ways you can tell your vehicle is reaching the end of its life. Continue reading “6 More Signs That Your Car is Ready for Recycling”
As a scrap metal recycling company, we take care of your end-of-life vehicles at our Morecambe Metals facility. Electric vehicles differ from more traditional options, but they are helping to solve the sustainability issue because they create zero emissions. Continue reading “What’s Different About Recycling Electric Vehicles?”
Have you ever wondered what exactly can be recycled out of a car? Or have you ever asked yourself the question, ‘how can I scrap my car?’ If you have, then you’re in the right place to find out all you could ever need and more about what can be recycled, and the types of materials commonly found within cars. Continue reading “What Can Be Recycled In A Car?”
More and more people are aware of their environmental impact and aim to reduce their carbon footprint. Many are now recycling but there is always more to be done. After all, even though recycling rates are rising, so is the planet’s population, which leads to more natural resources used, more products created and more waste. Continue reading “Top 7 Metal Recycling Facts You Should Know”
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”
Perhaps one of your cars is nearing its next MOT and you’re thinking, ‘is it finally time to scrap my car?’. Well, no-one likes to have to say goodbye to a much-loved car, but when you do you should ensure that you do so with a responsible company that can provide both ethical and eco-friendly services. Here, we talk about our vehicle recycling services and the benefits of car recycling.
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With over 35 years of experience in the scrap metal industry, we at Morecambe Metals are truly experts in everything we do. We are a third-generation, family-run company, currently run by the Managing Director, James Varley, supported by his father, also James Varley (Chairman) who is still actively involved in the company.
The regulations surrounding End of Life Vehicles are a directive of the European Union addressing the end of life for automotive products. Vehicles are regulated to limit the environmental impact of their disposal by reducing the amount of waste created when they are scrapped. This is to encourage the recovery, re-use, and recycling of vehicle components and materials.