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5 reasons to recycle scrap metal

Thinking of recycling your scrap metal? Here are 5 reasons to convince you to do it.

Meet recycling industry standards

Most industries are seeing an increase in strict policies that they, must meet in order to avoid fines or green taxes. Recycling your scrap metal will help you meet those standards as well as stay ahead of policy changes.

Offset your businesses carbon emissions

With the world being in an environmental crisis, recycling metal and reducing your zero to landfill target can be a great big step.

Save money by reducing production cost

It is cheaper to recycle metal than to send it […]

5th July 2022|

How to reduce e-waste?

E-waste in the UK
Did you know that the UK is one of the biggest producers of e-waste? In the UK, on average 23.9kg (52.69 pounds) of waste is created every year per household. Unfortunately, most of that waste isn’t recycled and so toxic substances such as mercury and lead spill into soil and water.
What exactly is e-waste?
E-waste (electronic waste) includes anything with cords, plugs and electronic components. Common sources of e-waste include televisions, computers, mobile phones and any type of home appliance, from air conditioners to children’s toys.
How you can reduce e-waste using the 3 R’s:

Reduce – postpone that […]

5th July 2022|

What can you do with an end of life vehicle?

What is an end-of-life vehicle? 
End-of-life vehicles are any motors that are classed as waste. If you’re thinking of taking your car or van to the scrap, think again and bring it to us! End-of-life vehicles are very useful to us for many reasons. 
Why bring them to Entrec? 
We offer the most competitive prices for your scrap metal. We go through a very efficient process of weighing the metal, giving you a price, and then simply recycling! 

However, we also offer our end-of-life vehicles for the North Wales Fire and Rescue Services to use for training. It is one of our core values […]

28th April 2022|

Why hire a skip?

Helping the environment 
Hiring a skip prevents fly-tipping and pollution, and ensures that minimal waste goes to landfill. Entrec will recycle all waste material from your skip in compliance with all necessary health and safety regulations and requirements, whilst also providing you with a cleaner environment and a competitive price for all your waste. 

Improve Safety at Home and at Work
Having glass, metal and even dangerous chemicals lying around doesn’t just create an unpleasant environment to work and live in, but it’s also dangerous. Accidents happen everywhere. ​​At Entrec all of our skips are designed to hold and dispose of all waste […]

7th April 2022|

Scrap Metal Recycling Process

Having a sort out and come across scrap metal that’s no use to you anymore?

Well there are many reasons to start recycling these scraps. It’s helping and beneficial towards the environment and recycling with Entrec is a great way to earn a bit of extra money from items that would just lie around your house unused!


Top tips for sorting out your metals:


Sort them out into different bins/bags

Stainless steel
Normal steel


Divide them up between Ferrous and Non-Ferrous metals. To determine what metal is what, see our previous blog ‘Ferrous vs Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal’



27th January 2022|

Why Is Copper Recycling Important?

Did you know metals such as copper can save you more than 75% in energy bills when using recycled metal instead of natural resources?

Recycling helps keep the costs of copper products down and helps towards saving energy by processing raw copper ore into usable forms for various products.

Doing your bit and recycling unused copper reduces the use of electricity or gas for turning copper into different forms that allow companies to make pots, pans and other products that WE ALL USE!

Recycling your copper with Entrec will not only be helping towards the environment but will also pocket you some cash!

We […]

8th November 2021|

Electronic Waste

Electronics are almost everywhere and are a part of our everyday lives.

Due to the mass amount of electronic items there is a lot of waste that comes with it as a result. When looking at a UN report we can see that there was 53.6million metric tonnes of e waste generated globally in 2019 and only 17.4% of this being recycled. This is becoming a huge problem as not only is the waste an eyesore to look at there are also many dangerous items contained with in e-waste such as copper and silver which is highly combustible adding to even […]

7th September 2021|

Secure Destruction

Is it time to dispose of your company’s old data and materials?

Businesses are required by law to ensure that all confidential material is disposed of in accordance with UK legislation.

As a business you will want to feel safe and secure in the knowledge that if you outsource your confidential materials that it is destroyed in the correct manner. Entrec operates a completely secure destruction service, which not only maintains customer confidentiality, but also gives you maximum financial returns. Security procedures are of a great importance at Entrec and all staff members carry out through security checks in order to guarantee […]

2nd June 2021|

Demolition & Dismantling

Demolition is the tearing-down of buildings which involves taking a building apart while preserving the valuable elements for re-use.

Demolition regulations can be complex. However, at Entrec we have the experience, licensing and training to ensure that all projects are carried out in accordance with current legislations, while providing a punctual, reliable and honest service.

Professional demolition companies like us use high quality equipment, meaning the methods are faster, more complete and efficient, ensuring the entire building/part is removed effectively as possible.

For more information about our Demolition and Dismantling services, please get in touch with the team today.

4th March 2021|

Skip Hire Service

Everyone wants a cost-effective solution for disposing of waste, that also saves time and energy.  Skip hire services are becoming increasingly popular because they are essential for everything, especially during the global pandemic of COVID-19 as it’s the quickest, safest contact free service.

Entrec’s skip hire service provides customers with a bespoke, effective waste management solution, supplying skips of all sizes to meet all needs and requirements.

All staff at Entrec are fully licensed and capable in providing the safe collection and transportation of waste, with an immediate exchange skip service available upon request.

Get in touch with the team today to find out […]

5th January 2021|
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