Did you know if all the aluminium cans in the uk were recycled we would need 14 million fewer dustbins.
Once segregated from the main waste stream the metals are seperated into types, the most common types are ferrous and non ferrous metals.
Ferrous - is derived from the latin word "Ferrum" which means containing iron. Ferrous metals are often magnetic
Non Ferrous by definition means materials not containing iron, such as aluminium, tin, copper
We take all metal to a scrap metal merchants for recycling.