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What Determines Scrap Metal Value?

The value of any commodity is liable to fluctuations and this is no different to scrap metal value, which is not to be confused with metal price. There is a range of factors that conspire to influence the price of scrap metal, one of which being metal price itself, but it can be a confusing minefield to […]

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A Guide to Lead Recycling

Lead is one of the materials with the best recycling rate, although it isn’t everyone’s first thought when they think about metal recycling – usually, it’s copper, or aluminium, or steel. As a matter of fact, recycled lead is essentially the same quality as primary lead and it’s used for around 50% of the production […]

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Reason to Scrap Your Car

Cars are something a large majority of us rely on and, sometimes, it’s just better to accept that your vehicle is destined for the scrap heap. In many cases, a car can last for years and years – providing the maintenance and TLC is kept on top of – however, there comes a point in […]

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Common Uses for Recyclable Metals

Not all metals are recycled as widely as others, but there are a certain amount that almost every metal recycling facility will accept. For these metals, you might be interested where you can find them and what life they might take on after they have been recycled. Craddock Metal Recycling Limited use our industry experience […]

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What Metals Can Be Recycled?

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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How a Scrap Car is Processed

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 […]

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