Zinc Prices in the UK, Today

Updated 18th October, 2021

Zinc Prices (per ton/tonne)*
Roofing Zinc – £1,250

*Scrap metal prices change on a daily basis. The above prices are based on estimates per ton.
To get the latest scrap Zinc prices get a scrap quote or call 01843 823554.

Zinc Recycling

Is zinc a metal?

Yes, zinc is a metal. Zincs chemical element symbol is Zn and the atomic number 30. Zinc is also essential for the metabolism of all living organisms. A brittle metal at room temperature, a blue-silvery appearance when oxidation is removed.

What are the different types of zinc?
  • Zinc
  • Zinc roof/roofing zinc
The benefits of using zinc
  • A versatile natural element with a wide range of uses including a Zinc roof.
  • Zincs properties are valued in many industries.
  • It protects the steel from corrosion by hot-dip galvanizing.
  • Economic benefits in terms of life-cycle costs.
  • Improved air quality in many industrialized countries.
Zinc roofing / Zinc recycling

At the end of its life, rolled zinc products in building applications are removed by roofers or plumbers. Zinc is also collected from building renovation work, rainwater systems and building demolition.

Zinc recycling has a closed-loop lifecycle

Zinc can be recycled infinitely with no loss to physical and chemical characteristics in this process.

Recycling zinc can recover more than 80%

The reclamation rate of zinc is more than 80% – meaning a high amount of zinc for recycling is indeed recycled.

Zinc’s economic and social benefits

Zinc brings a multitude of economic and social benefits to society. Humans have found a range of uses for this natural element and valued in many industries.

Zinc recycling for commercial businesses in the UK

We collect, buy and recycle non-ferrous metals including zinc from businesses across Kent. If your business produces any zinc waste, sending it to a recycling centre can be an extra source of profit.

Give Reclamet a call today on:
Tel: 01843 823554 / 01843 823224
Scrap metal types
Further reading about zinc:
Zinc – Wikipedia
Recycling Scrap Zinc Nickel
Recycling Zinc Scrap Bolts
Scrap Zinc Roof Sheets
Zinc Nickel Scrap Plating
Metal Offcuts Scrap
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