Yearly Archives: 2018

/2018

New EU Environmental Standards for Waste Disposal

August 2018 saw the release of the European Union’s review of the Best Available Techniques (BAT) Reference Document (BREF) for Waste Treatments, the conclusions of which are likely to have a big impact on the European waste disposal sector, such as metal recycling and skip hire businesses like us here at Entrec.

Published in the Official Journal of the EU on August 23, the BAT review has committed to helping achieve EU environmental and waste disposal & management policy goals across the sector.

So what are the changes?
There are 54 BAT conclusions in total, but simply put, the review aims to lower […]

6th September 2018|

Advantages of Recycling Business Waste

Virtually all types of metal can be recycled into high quality new products and this helps to protect the environment by using less natural resource and saving energy. It also means less disposal to landfill and less overall harm to the environment.

But what are the advantages of metal recycling to you and your business? We have broken it down for you in our quick guide.

Advantages of recycling business waste

Reducing waste costs – managing and handling waste is costly, and reducing the amount of waste you send directly to landfill can bring large savings on landfill tax.
Business reputation – you can […]

3rd August 2018|

Entrec’s Le Fort Conkeror 900 Ton Shear

In response to increasing demand, Entrec have recently taken delivery of the Le Fort Conkeror 900 ton shear. Manufactured in Belgium, the cutsom-made machine weighs 80 tonnes and is replacing the 500 ton shear as part of the company’s investment in production. This addition to Entrec’s recycling machinery comes at a time of the company’s expansion, and Entrec’s commitment to providing a first-class, efficient service is evident in their £800,000 investment into new machinery.
This machine is suitable for processing most scrap metal and is equipped with a high performance engine making it extremely powerful and quick. With this robust edition, […]

23rd April 2018|

Why You Should Recycle Your Car, Truck or Van

Car recycling in Wrexham: Read our quick post about why you should recycle your car, and why it’s really easy with Entrec.
If your car, truck or van is no longer in use or is too expensive to repair, a great solution is getting it scrapped. One of the main services Entrec provides is vehicle de-pollution, offering competitive prices to take full responsibility of customers’ scrap vehicles.

Money in Your Pocket
Turning your vehicle into scrap has many benefits; one of them being you can make money. It’s a great way for car owners to make some quick cash or even find the down […]

19th February 2018|

BMRA Disappointment over Scrap Metal Dealer’s Act Decision

December 2017 saw disappointment for the British Metals Recycling Association as the Home Office took the decision to leave the Scrap Metal Dealer’s Act unaltered.

The Act
Introduced in 2013 as a response to increasing occurrences of metal theft between 2009 and 2011, the Act brought in strict licensing requirements for scrap metal dealers, identity checks for those selling scrap metal and making it an offence for dealers to purchase scrap metal for cash.

The Stats
Despite a Home Office review of the SMDA stating that thefts have dropped from nearly 62,000 a year in 2012/13 to around 16,000 in 2015/16, the BMRA strongly […]

5th January 2018|
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