Morecambe Metals Record Breaking Year! [INFOGRAPHIC]

The team here at Morecambe Metals aren’t strangers to a little bit of success, and we are proud to announce that in the last annum we have a fantastic piece of news to share with our customers!

We have only gone and conquered the world of scrap metal and have managed to buy and process the largest amount that we have ever accomplished!

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What is Commercial Waste and What Can be Recycled?

When it comes to industrial premises and commercial waste, a comprehensive and high-quality service from a specially trained crew is important to proper practices. So, what is commercial waste, and keeping in mind the types of metals and other materials which can be found at these commercial locations, what can actually be recycled?

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What Happens to Your Car Once You Scrap It?

An average of one million cars are crushed and scrapped every year. When a car isn’t of value anymore or isn’t being used, many people will opt for scrapping it. At the end of the cars useful life, vehicles do have value as a source of spare parts, which has created an industry for vehicle dismantling. Scrap metal recycling is also a great way to help the environment, as it lessens need to produce new metals and therefore saves energy.

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What is the Role of Metal Shredding?

An important consideration when it comes to waste accumulation concerns safe and responsible disposal. Recycling tends to be the answer, and shredding is recognised as a crucial part of the metal recycling process. Since the role of shredding helps to reduce the size of a material, its significance in this process should never be underestimated, as it holds many advantages to you, scrapyards and the environment. Continue reading “What is the Role of Metal Shredding?”

The Evolution of Scrap Metal Collection and Recycling

Scrap metal collection and metal recycling have been an important service for various industries for years, with recycled metal used for machines, structures, and objects. But, the value of this process has not always been widely recognised.

The evolution of scrap metal collection and recycling, and what we know of it today, is different to how it may have been traditionally known. Years ago, recycling was critical to sustaining war efforts, and even today many UK towns are missing metal railings that were recycled into arms used to defend our nation. Continue reading “The Evolution of Scrap Metal Collection and Recycling”

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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