Zinc Prices in the UK, Today

Updated 29th July, 2021

Zinc Prices (per ton/tonne)*
Roofing Zinc – £1,130

*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

Reclamet reviews

Saying goodbye to my faithful old car was a wrench but the man at the kiosk was so kind. Excellent service, no mucking around but understanding. Good rate for scrap too. Thank you.

Davina Holness
Davina Holness2018-12-11

Great price, quick job, excellent all round.

Chris Hazelden
Chris Hazelden2019-12-11

Great service, no problems had a new tyre fitted, and new headlight for my car. Very reasonable prices. Staff polite and helpful. Will use again.

Vicky xxx
Vicky xxx2020-02-11

Absolutely brilliant, needed some steel re-bar for a project, super friendly staff, let me pick out what I needed. Excellent, highly recommended. Will come back!

Bambi Sham
Bambi Sham2020-11-11

Very happy with the service I received. Helpful and friendly, even changed the battery for me. Would try them for parts fist before anywhere else.

Craig Alexander
Craig Alexander2020-11-27

Got new wheel for my fiat 500 less than third of price as another dealer, highly recommend

Lucy Bryant
Lucy Bryant2020-08-11

I needed a part for my car but didn't want to pay through the nose. i went to the shop and they found the part i needed quickly. i was very happy with my purchase.

Justin Evans
Justin Evans2020-11-11

Bought two new tires, balanced and fittedStaff are professional and courteous.

Alex Broadley
Alex Broadley2020-08-11

Bought a car from them no problems at all highly recommend to all.

Nigel Nelly
Nigel Nelly2020-03-11

Very friendly both over the phone and in person. Had all the parts I needed. Matt was extremely helpful and went out his way to find all the parts I needed.


Brilliant service

Terri Green
Terri Green2020-10-11

James Daglish
James Daglish2020-10-11

Gary Hudson
Gary Hudson2020-09-11

Rich Kilbride
Rich Kilbride2020-10-11

Good as gold every time I visit.

Graham Palmer
Graham Palmer2018-04-01

Needed a few parts for my van a week ago kieran was very helpful and knowledgeable part fits and works thanks for the help highly recommended extremely professional and outstanding customer service

Adam Burkett
Adam Burkett2021-03-18


Stuart Mann
Stuart Mann2020-11-11

Brilliant service as always,Good price and fitting.

Adam Messenger
Adam Messenger2019-12-11

Always go for puncture repairs, £10. Also do new and part worn tyres

Mark Wilcox
Mark Wilcox2020-11-11

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