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Metal Recycling FAQ


Responsible Recycling of Scrap Metal

Our professional, purpose-built metal recycling plant in Salisbury serves a large swathe of Wiltshire, making it possible for local businesses and householders to responsibly recycle metal waste of all sorts.

We’ve put together a list of questions (see below) we are asked most often about our metal collection and recycling service, and answered them to the best of our ability.

If you need to know more, don’t hesitate to contact us – our recycling team are always pleased and proud to talk about our depot and how our work is contributing to reducing the amount of waste going to landfill, conserving natural resources and preventing the destruction of natural habitats due to new ore mining operations.

We accept all ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Ferrous metals include iron, cast iron and steel – characterised by being magnetic. Non-Ferrous metals are things like copper, brass, aluminium and stainless steel – metals that are not magnetic.

We can arrange to collect scrap metal from businesses and residential addresses in and around Salisbury – or you can come and drop off your scrap metal at our depot in Old Sarum Business Park, Salisbury. We’re open six days a week (9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday, 8am to midday on Saturday) (change to 7.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday and 8.00am to Midday Saturday). Our collections are made by uniformed staff who travel in marked vans.

Prices for the various types of metal vary from day to day depending on the market value. We therefore update our prices daily accordingly. When your metal is received at our depot it is weighed on properly maintained and calibrated scales and the price to be paid recorded.

No. Under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 it is illegal to pay cash for scrap metal. We pay for scrap metal via same day bank transfer.

The same law that is mentioned above states that you need to provide identification, like a driving license or passport accompanied by a utility bill within the last 90days addressed to match the are the account details requested, if you are selling scrap metal.

Yes, we can arrange a regular local collection. We run a software system which allows you to have a personal or business account with us where all your details are stored safely and securely, so scrap metal collections can be arranged quickly and easily. Contact us to set up an account.

Yes, we’ll provide you with an official Waste Transfer document.

Our depot has qualified, experienced operators and machinery to strip, cut and compact the various types of metals that we collect. The metals are then sorted into different bins and sent on to be melted down and re-used in manufacturing new metal items and components. Metal can be recycled continuously.

Fridges, Freezers & Air conditioning units, unless they’re accompanied with a certificate of degassing/decommissioning.

If there’s anything else you’d like to know, please feel free to contact us.

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