Metal recycling is a huge industry and, sometimes, people can become confused as to which are eligible for recycling and which aren’t. The truth of the matter is that almost all metals can be recycled – ferrous and non-ferrous. The discrepancies tend to appear when materials that we classify as hazardous and/or radioactive – things […]
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You may or may not have experience with scrapping your car, but either way, an insight into the process can be interesting and also useful to know if you do ever decide to recycle your vehicle. There are also more steps to the process than many people think, which definitely go beyond the common conceptions […]
As they are one of the most widely used forms of packaging, the recycling of aluminium cans is incredibly important. When you consider the resources required to refine new aluminium, the time it takes for aluminium cans to decompose (which is around 500 years), and the cost of new aluminium products, recycling the metal makes […]
Copper is the longest used metal in the history of human civilisation, with it being estimated that we have used it for over 10,000 years. Copper recycling, therefore, is a huge industry with as much as half of all copper coming from recycled materials as copper ore.
There are many steps in the process of reusing metals that have come to the end of their original lifecycle, and having an understanding of this cycle and the positive implications that come as a consequence can help to persuade you to recycle your metal. Here at Craddock Metal Recycling, we are one of the […]
To some people, the world of recycling scrap metal is completely foreign, with no idea of the laws behind scrap metal recycling, what can be recycled and how to recycle. With that in mind, Craddock Metal Recycling explore the world of recycling scrap metal and tell you everything you need to know about their industry.
The recycling of materials and products has been one of the most significant contributing factors in the planet’s struggle against global warming. Metal recycling has been at the centre of this struggle, too. Although the majority of the population are committed to recycling and helping the environment, do we really know where our efforts are […]
For the majority of people, scrap metal recycling is reserved for cars that are past their prime. However, what many fail to consider is that any junk pieces of metal you may have laying around actually have a value. Copper wiring from an old refrigerator or spare nuts and bolts can combine to create a […]
Once you have decided that scrapping is the only option for your vehicle, it is a simple process of booking an appointment with a DVLA approved dealer, handing over the keys and collecting your cash. This process usually comes after an unfortunate accident or bump, or if your pride and joy has reached the end […]
This winter, thousands of people will be getting behind the wheel to make the journey to see their families and to spend time with their loved ones. With so many people on the roads at this time of year, and with the number of accidents increasing as the colder months settle in, it is important […]