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Secure Destruction Benefits

Secure destruction for businesses is a requirement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Every piece of data is valuable, no matter how old and companies can’t afford to keep every digital or physical information and just deleting the file or putting it in the bin doesn’t secure confidentiality. Therefore, secure destruction whether it be shredding, granulation, shearing or baling processes is the one way to guarantee that once it’s gone, it’s gone forever.

With a third-party secure destruction service, it takes time off the employees physically having to do it themselves. Therefore, staff can be more productive with their time. Also resulting […]

30th October 2019|

Reasons to Recycle: Aluminium

Aluminium is a great non-ferrous metal. It is:

Soft
Lightweight
Heat resistant
Conductable

These properties make it one of the most widely used non-ferrous metals found in a huge variety of industrial and everyday items – most commonly in drinks cans, but also in other types of food packaging, electrical conductors, and engineering and automotive design!

The best thing about aluminium? It can be recycled indefinitely, without ever losing its quality. As one of the most valuable commonly discarded metals – the aluminium industry in the USA alone pays out almost 1 billion dollars a year for recycled cans – it really […]

2nd July 2019|

Reasons to Recycle: Lead

Lead is a widely used metal due to its dense, malleable and soft characteristics, found in everything from car batteries to paint pigment, ammunition to cable sheathing, dumbells to radiation protection! This metal can be made into a variety of things, however, when it is no longer needed or needs to be replaced it can be challenging to get rid of safely. As it is a toxic metal, lead cannot simply be thrown into a bin and sent to the landfills. When these materials are disposed of improperly, it can cause many hazardous problems, for example, the lead could leak […]

24th May 2019|

Reasons to Recycle: Copper

Non-ferrous metals like copper are hard-wearing and long lasting, but when they get to the end of their life, they can be difficult to get rid of safely – particularly if it’s been part of your Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, as the WEEE Directive has made it hard to leave electronic equipment at your local landfill. So what better reason to recycle your waste copper with Entrec? We give your company the best value for money and return on your investment, as well as helping you do your bit to reduce landfill and promote your business’ environmental responsibility.

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Recycling copper […]

29th April 2019|

Reasons to Recycle: Steel

Ferrous metals can be expensive to buy, and difficult to get rid of at the end of their use. Recycling your steel with Entrec gives your company the best value for money and return on your investment, as well as does your bit towards your business’ environmental responsibilities.

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It has been estimated that recycling steel saves the UK 74% of the energy needed to process virgin ore, for the same amount of steel! By saving energy on processing, recycling your steel also lessens the need for fossil fuels, and cuts down on emissions – one tonne of recycled steel reduces 76% […]

25th January 2019|

Entrec Christmas Raffle from December 1st!

Enter Entrec’s Christmas Raffle this December to be in with a chance to win some fantastic prizes!

Open to all our customers, every transaction made with Entrec from December 1st-20th gives you one ticket to win some great prizes, including –

£100 for Bicks Chicks Butchers
£60 for Frankie & Benny’s restaurant
M&S food and drink hamper
And more!

We’ll be drawing the raffle prizes on December 21st so get in touch now to be in with a chance to win – and remember, the more scrap you weigh in, the more chances you have of winning! Call us on 01978 664 […]

21st November 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|
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