Metal Recycling - the facts
Worldwide recycling is an efficient, well established industry, processing 400 million tonnes of essential secondary raw material for industry every year. This makes a substantial contribution to UK international trade figures. It makes a greater contribution than any other industry to meeting European targets for recycling products, such as cars, cans and electrical goods Using recycled materials makes high quality metals; and at the same time reduces the need to mine natural resources, saves energy and reduces pollution. For more detailed information visit www.recyclemetals.org
At Craddock Metal Recycling, customer satisfaction is our main priority, but we are also aware of the importance of protecting the environment and preventing pollution. We have designed our operation to be as environmentally sound as possible, and by recycling as much of the scrap metal we process as we can, we hope to reduce the impacts of mining, conserve natural resources and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill.
The use of recycled metal saves up to 74% energy, reduces air pollution by 86% and water pollution by 76%, in addition to reducing water consumption by 40%. We take great pride in our environmental responsibility, and work hard to ensure that all of the policies and procedures we have in place help us to offer a waste metal processing service which is environmentally sound and extremely efficient.