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All about aluminium recycling

  Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Old rolled aluminium

The aluminium recycling industry is increasingly important to the UK’s economy in terms of manufacturing, protecting the environment, and more. Read on for more detail in this special ASM Metal Recycling guide to aluminium, covering everything you need to know on the subject.

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Can lead be recycled?

  Friday, 30 November 2018

Close-up on container of scrap lead metal

Not only is lead a recyclable metal, it possesses some of the highest recycling rates of all materials commonly used today.  In fact, more lead is now produced through recycling than mining.

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WEEE Recycling Guide

  Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Household cable

WEEE Recycling has become an increasingly vital part of the waste and recycling industry. This guide, by ASM Metal Recycling, explains everything you need to know on the subject.

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The World of Metal Recycling: The Facts

  Monday, 18 June 2018

Scrap metal recycling

How much do we really know about the metal recycling world?  A competitive and established industry spanning the entire globe, it’s quite a complex subject.  However, there are a lot of statistics out there worth highlighting, especially to show the sheer value that metal recycling as a whole brings to the world.

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Scrap metal for cash: the law

  Friday, 18 May 2018

Major changes were made to the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 1964 in 2013, with legislation revised to create a new criminal offence. Under the current law:

The aim of the change in regulations was to cut down metal theft – a low-risk, high reward enterprise for many criminals and less-than-scrupulous dealers.

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