Scrap Metal Recycling News

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Keep up to date with scrap metal recycling news from the Kas Metals team! Read company updates, industry information and of course, tips and tricks when recycling your scrap metal.

How Tradespeople Can Benefit From Scrap Metal Recycling

Friendly and efficient scrap metal services for mechanics in Atherton and surrounding areas Are you a tradesperson considering scrap metal recycling? Read on to discover the many benefits of recycling your scrap metals in our safe and tidy local scrap yard. Help The Environment, As Well As Yourself One of the many benefits of scrap […]

MYTHICAL METALS – Misconceptions of scrapping metal

Have you ever thought about scrapping metal but have been put off by negative comments? Maybe you have preconceptions of what you imagine a scrap yard to like that make it seem unappealing? Our article discusses some of the most common myths and misconceptions surrounding scrapping metal. We’ll take a look at some mythical metal […]

SCRAP METAL TO LOOK OUT FOR AT CHRISTMAS

The Christmas season is in full swing. The chances are that you’ve already begun to make your home ready for the festive period. Hanging your decorations, adorning the tree with ornaments, buying presents for loved ones and getting ready for the office party. The last thing you would expect to have on your to do […]

SCRAP METAL RECYCLING THROUGH THE AGES

When thinking of scrapping and recycling metal, what comes to mind? It’s easy to imagine a high tech, modern industry that only came into being within the last 100 years. It’s interesting to know that in actual fact, metal recycling has been taking place from as early in history as 400-500 BC. That’s over 2,500 […]

SCRAPPING WHITE GOODS DOES GOOD

It’s a shocking fact that currently in the UK, only a third of electrical items are recycled. This is despite them having large amounts of useful metals that could be repurposed for use in new products. Household appliances aren’t safe to dispose of with regular household waste. Therefore, to avoid over using landfill space and […]

WHY DOES THE PRICE OF SCRAP METAL CHANGE?

When it comes to weighing metals in, it’s always helpful to understand the factors that can affect the price you’re offered for them. So, why exactly does the price of scrap metal change? Like all markets, the metal market can fluctuate, not only on a monthly or weekly basis, but sometimes even daily. It all […]

THE TOP 5 MOST VALUABLE METALS TO WEIGH IN

Are you a tradesperson who regularly works with metal or wiring? Have you recently renovated your home or updated your household appliances? Then the chances are that you have some scrap metal to hand which could be weighed in at Kas Metal! But did you know that certain metals are worth significantly more than others […]

SCRAPPING LEAD

Scrapping lead in Wigan, Atherton, Leigh, Bolton and Tyldesley All about Lead Lead is a soft, silvery white or grayish metal that is very malleable and dense. If you scraped a piece of lead with a sharp object, a bright silver score mark will be the result, due to how soft the metal is. A […]

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SCRAPPING METAL

We’ve put this handy guide together for tradespersons who want to know everything there is to know about scrapping metal. This guide covers what we take, through to how you get paid.  Let’s get started! The benefits of selling scrap metal Weighing in scrap copper, copper cabling, lead, aluminium or any other non-ferrous metals can […]

THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SCRAP BRASS THAT WE BUY

Scrapping brass in Wigan, Atherton, Leigh, Bolton and Tyldesley. This post looks at the different types of scrap brass that we buy. All about Brass This post looks at the different types of scrap brass that we buy. Brass is a copper alloy, usually combined with zinc although sometimes other metals are combined with copper to […]