If you possess a large amount of scrap metal, the easiest and quickest way possible is best, but people often use an unlicensed scrap dealer to dispose of their metals. Taking the easy choice could make a more significant impact on the environment and the economy. Also, it’s illegal to sell scrap metals to an unlicensed dealer, so you are risking a fine and damaging your reputation. It would be best if you used a trusted scrap metal business to process your scrap metal waste.
Top reasons why you should always recycle your scrap metal
Recycling your scrap metal is very important, and disposing of metals in a non-sustainable way harms the environment and reduces our need for raw materials. Old metals that are reused can also cut harmful emissions that affect the air we breathe. Recycling metals cut harmful CO2 emissions by an estimated 200 million tons annually in Europe. For example, recycling steel can reduce pollution emitted by 86% into our atmosphere, 76% pollution in water and also reduces 40% water consumption. Steel is 1 of many metals that are recycled.
Metal recycling is a significant benefit to the UK’s economic status. The scrap metal industry contributes billions of pounds yearly to the British economy in taxes and creates many jobs. Recycling also benefits everyone, as you can make money selling scrap metal.
Sell your metals to a trusted metal dealer.
You should always sell scrap metal waste to a fully licensed and trusted accredited dealer. After deciding to scrap your old metals, take them to a trusted dealer. The scrap metals dealers act from 2013 prohibits selling scrap metal for cash or disposing of metals to an unlicensed scrap business.
Find a reliable, trusted scrap metal dealer to handle your metal recycling. Things to look out for:
- If they are a fully licensed business
- Accredited to any professional associations
- Online reviews of past customers
Recycle your metal with a legitimate business to ensure you get the best value for money. Unlicensed scrap collectors will offer you lower money as they will offer you a quick sale and in cash too. Both are breaking the law, and the metal recycling rules state that any transaction must be cashless via bank. Only by recycling with a trusted industry business can you ensure that all the rules and regulations are being adhered to and in a lawful way.
A trusted scrap metal business has a team of experts on hand, like here at Reclamet Limited. Our team is here to assist with any queries about your metal recycling. We offer professional and friendly customer service for Kent in southeast England. Selling to a legitimate company will guarantee knowledgeable, trained staff and dependable service you can rely on.
Call Reclamet, The scrap metal specialists you can rely on.
Call: 01843 800800