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  1. Can You Scrap clothes Hangers?

    Clothes hangers are ubiquitous household items, yet the rules on how to properly dispose of them remain unclear. The rule of thumb is that you shouldn’t recycle clothes hangers by putting them in your standard recycling bin, as the curved end can get stuck on recycling machinery further down the line. In this article, we’ll […]

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  2. Is the Global Waste Trade an Issue?

    The global waste trade denotes the billion-dollar market involving the transfer of waste between countries. As a recycling company passionate about reducing waste and improving the environment across the globe, we felt it was important to bring the topic to the forefront of industry discussion. We’re going to explain what the global waste trade is […]

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  3. How to Spot Scrap Metal Thieves & How to Stop Them

    Selling scrap metal is a great way to gain some extra cash. But as with many money-making opportunities, certain individuals seek to exploit the system. These individuals steal metal from others and sell it on to unwitting merchants. In this article, we’re going to explore how to stay vigilant to suspicious scrap metal dealings and […]

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  4. How To Dispose Of A Car

    Unfortunately, cars don’t last forever, especially when they’ve had heavy use over the years or have been broken beyond the point of repair. It’s not safe to drive a car that’s not roadworthy, so it’s time to start exploring your options of what to do with your car now.  Britain scraps over 2 million cars […]

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  5. How To Scrap Your Household Appliances

    Unsure of what to do when household appliances need replacing? Household appliances can’t just be disposed of with your normal household waste, they need to be recycled properly to avoid landfill use and damage to the surrounding environment. Recycling is the safest and most environmentally-conscious way of disposing of an electrical item that is faulty […]

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  6. Tyre Recycling In The UK Guide

    There are over 38 million vehicles in the UK, all of which need at least two tyres to function. The importance of tyres is easily overlooked, resulting in many people not knowing what to do with them when they are being replaced. Over 1 billion tyres are overworn every year, causing massive stress on landfill […]

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  7. Metal Recycling Apprenticeship – All You Need To Know

    Interested in pursuing a career in metal recycling? We can offer you a fully comprehensive training program which allows you to earn while you learn. The government recently announced their plan to double the level of funding available for apprenticeships to £3 billion by 2020. This is in response to rising university fees and the […]

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  8. How Much Is Scrap Metal Worth? | 2019 Prices

    The UK metal recycling industry is worth over £5 billion, making the market prices for metal extremely competitive. It is important to research the best deal for your scrap metal thoroughly, as the price fluctuates daily. Hill Metal Recycling can help you get the best deal for your metal and provide an environmentally friendly way […]

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  9. The History Of Metals

    Spanning as far back as 6000 BC, when gold was first discovered and used to create valuable jewellery, man’s relationship with metal has had a significant impact on the way societies have behaved, traded, hunted and advanced. In fact, these early periods were so greatly influenced by the discovery and use of metal that history […]

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  10. How Will Brexit Affect The Scrap Metal Industry?

    It’s been over two years since the UK voted to leave the EU and the future is more uncertain than ever. The backlash over Theresa May’s negotiated deal with the EU has thrown the framework of our departure up in the air. A potential outcome consisting of no transition period has left many businesses extremely […]

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