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Why does the price of scrap metal change?

Did you know that one of the reasons why scrap metal dealers don’t show the prices of metal online is because they are constantly changing? The price of scrap metal changes on an hourly and daily basis which is caused by factors such as supply and demand, markets and...

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Dismantling the Scylla Ship Section

A few weeks ago we were challenged to dismantle a section of the Scylla Ship at City College Plymouth.. The steel hull was cut by the team at Aussie Environmental into manageable pieces ready for recycling..The total weight of Steel came to 42 Tonnes..well done to...

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A quick guide to metal recycling

Metal is one of the worlds' most important resources and one that is used in the manufacture of everything from cutlery and phones to cars and washing machines. Currently around 50% of the metal that we use in the UK comes from recycled material, but this means that...

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What are the benefits of scrap metal recycling?

We've all seen the reduction in general waste in our homes as the result of recycling over the past decade and are now much more aware of our own impact on the environment. From picking locally sourced and farmed meat and vegetables to shunning plastic packaging we're...

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Plymouth Scrap Collection Service

We offer a free scrap collection service for Plymouth and the surrounding areas. As part of this service we are happy to collect any and all of the items listed below. We also provide a larger collection/clearance service to cover; house, garage or office clearances....

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Farm yard

This week we helped tidy up a local farm taking away a few truck loads of rusty old farm equipment. Any other local farms around that have metal piling up? We can help you create space today!  

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Demolition

It took 3 men..one forklift..and a range of tools and inginuity to demolish this large double fridge unit for dairystix  all in a day or two's work! shipping containers, portable cabins, truck bodies...you name it..we can recycle it! !

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No Job TOO BIG!

Last week we cleared 4 huge 12 metre long Steel Tanks from a site each weighing the equivilant of 6 family cars! Firstly they had to be "depolluted" as they had contained diesel fuel to run generators. They were then lifted by Cranes onto extendable trailers and taken...

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