Recycled scrap metal such as aluminium, copper, steel and brass can be used for a wide variety of purposes, here are just some of its many uses.

Manufacturing New Products

A huge percentage of the scrap metal recycled in the UK goes back into manufacturing new items, it is used in both manufacturing and industrial settings. Some of the most common products which use recycled scrap metal include:

  • Automobiles
  • Household Appliances
  • Aircrafts
  • Industrial Containers
  • Building Material

You’d be surprised at just how many products contain recycled scrap metal, it is great for industrial use and manufacturing purposes.

Food Packaging

If you’ve organised scrap metal pickup in Mayfair you’ll be happy to know that your recycled material will be used to produce a wide variety of new products, this includes new food packaging.

Aluminium and steel are the most common metals used in this process, you’ll find that most canned foods contain a high percentage of recycled metal, some as high as 100%. Recycling aluminium is environmentally friendly, dramatically reducing the emission of greenhouse gases.

Decorative Art & Home Appliances

Scrap metal is often recycled and reused in many of your household fixtures and fittings. You’ll also find that artists are making great use of recycled scrap metal to create unique metalwork structures, giving obsolete metal real purpose.

If you have scrap metal you’d like to sell for recycling, get in touch with a reputable scrap merchant in your area and do your part to reduce mining and the need for raw material.