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Commercial Metal Recycling

Efficient, sustainable metal recycling
services on a commercial scale

Designed specifically for businesses that produce large volumes of metal, cardboard or glass waste, our single stream recycling service allows you to reduce your carbon footprint and save on landfill tax. Whether you are an independent manufacturer or a large PLC, we can provide a waste management service tailored to your needs. 

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Why should I recycle metal? 

As a valuable material, metal can be recycling time and time again without degrading its properties. By recycling metal waste we can preserve natural resources while requiring less energy to process than manufacturing new products using raw materials. Metal recycling also emits less carbon dioxide and other harmful gasses. Moreover, by recycling your metal waste, you can save money by reducing manufacturing and production costs.

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    Minimises your costs

    By diverting all of your single stream waste to recycling, we reduce your costs though avoiding landfill tax.

  • Single stream recycling increases your business efficiency

    Because our team manages every aspect of the process through a bespoke service that’s designed around you.

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    Enhances your environmental performance

    We can help your business to minimise its environmental impact, improve resource efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint.

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What kind of metals can be recycled? 

The recyclable metals can be classified as non-ferrous and ferrous. 

  • Ferrous metals are combinations of iron and carbon, these can be found in alloy steel, cast iron and carbon steel. 
  • Non-ferrous metals include aluminium, copper, lead, tin and zinc. Precious metal like gold, silver and platinum, are also considered to be non-ferrous metals. 

How are metals recycled? 

To find out more about the metal recycling process, read our metal recycling guide or check out our 60-day closed-loop recycling process.

How can Biffa help? 

As the UK’s No. 1 rated business waste service provider, more than 75,000 businesses trust us to deliver their waste management service. Our commercial metal recycling service can be combined with our dry mixed recycling and general waste collection services to create your complete waste management solution.

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