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Iron Recycling

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Iron remains one of the world’s most recycled items and at ASM Metal Recycling we welcome all grades of iron for recycling that can be segregated and shredded ready to be melted down and purified for reuse.

What you need to know about recycling iron

Cast iron

Iron is known as a ferrous material with highly magnetic properties. Steel is an iron alloy containing carbon and remains the most recycled material in the world. The most commonly recycled iron items include:

Heavy iron

The recycling of iron has become a vital part of the 21st century steel industry; improving its profitability whilst minimising its impact on the wider environment.

Did you know?

The use of secondary ferrous metals instead of ore extraction greatly reduces CO2 emissions, as well as energy and water consumption and overall air pollution. Put simply, the recycling of existing scrap iron into steel makes for more efficient use of our planet’s natural resources.

The iron recycling chain explained

The ferrous metal recycling process comprises of five key steps:

Light iron

Get in touch today

If you’re looking to enquire about the best possible prices for scrap iron then give ASM Metal Recycling a call. We utilise the most advanced digital scales to provide the most accurate weight of your iron; guaranteeing you the correct price, so contact our friendly team today!

Link to our Scrap Metal index page.