Advantages of Recycling
Metal Recycling Saves Energy
Recycling scrap metal reduces greenhouse gas emissions and uses less energy than making metal from virgin ore.
The amount of energy saved using various recycled metals compared to virgin ore is up to:
- 92 % for aluminium
- 90 % for copper
- 56 % for steel
Metal Recycling Conserves Natural Resources
Metal recycling also conserves natural resources. Recycling one ton of steel conserves 2,500 pounds of iron ore, 1,400 pounds of coal and 120 pounds of limestone.Recycling a ton of aluminium conserves up to 8 tons of bauxite ore and 14 megawatt hours of electricity.
In 2011 we installed a state of the art sloping heat furnace to bring recycling to a higher level. We pay top prices for (Irony aluminium)engines, gearboxes, aircon pumps, wishbones etc ; any aluminium content.
All fluids are drained from ELV's, Such as: Petrol / diesel, windscreen fluids, radiator coolant, brake fluid, gearbox oil and engine oil.
All heavier metals are sheared to reduce their bulk for export.