Minimum Requirements for Scrap Metal Recycling Facilities
5 January 2022
Australia's scrap metal recycling industry plays an integral role in waste metal recovery and management. Rather than send waste metals to landfills, scrap metal recycling facilities buy or collect waste metals and turn them into usable materials for various applications. That said, the scrap metal recycling industry is indeed lucrative, and some players might be tempted to cut corners to make a profit. Unfortunately, it defeats the purpose if facilities do not meet industry standards.
Why You Should Act Quickly When Recycling Your Metal
8 September 2021
Metal components are present in nearly all homes and businesses across the country, from your stainless steel sink to the support beams inside skyscrapers that keep them from falling over. For the most part, metal and metal alloys are some of the simplest materials to recycle and, depending on what type of metal it is, some barely require any processing to do this. However, there is an element of speed that should be kept in mind when metal recycling, and there are a few reasons for that.
See Where You Can Get Empty Aluminum Cans
27 May 2021
Did you know that aluminium was once not a cheap or plentiful metal? Despite being the most common metal in this planet's crust since the 18th century, aluminium is still considered highly valuable in its pure form. Billions of aluminium cans are used for packaging food and beverages every year. Yet, despite being the most sustainable food packaging metal and easily recyclable, billions of cans end up in landfills.
In fact, most people replace them with new cans from other metals, leading to wasted energy and a negative impact on the environment.
What Does Scrap Metal Recycling Mean to Your Business? Find Out
16 February 2021
Many industries use metal as a raw material in the production of other products. If you fall into this category, you could be facing a challenge in disposing of the scrap metals left over after production. Throwing scrap metal into a landfill is not only irresponsible but also against environmental rules and regulations. If you are found doing it, the authorities may penalise you or file a case against your company in court.