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What is Scrap Metal and why should you Recycle Scrap?

Scrap metal can come from various sources, including construction sites, automotive repair, demolition projects, and household waste.

Scrap metal is categorised into two main types: ferrous and non-ferrous.

Ferrous scrap metal contains iron and is magnetic e.g. old appliances (refrigerators and washing machines), structural steel, machinery, and automotive parts. This type of scrap metal is often recycled to produce new steel products.
Non-ferrous scrap metal does not contain iron and is typically not magnetic e.g. aluminium, copper, brass, lead, zinc, and various alloys. Non-ferrous scrap metals are highly valuable and are often recycled to conserve resources and reduce energy consumption.

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16th August 2023|
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