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  1. What Scrap Metal is Worth the Most?

    Whether you’re a contractor that handles large amounts of scrap metal, or simply a homeowner that has some lying around, selling your scrap metal can be incredibly lucrative.  These days, in the era of recycling, more and more people are making the decision to take their excess metal to scrap metal yards such as ours […]

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  2. How to Get Your Car Ready For Scrap Collection?

    So, your motor has driven its last journey and you’re looking to get rid of it. Sometimes your car is at the end of its life, and it isn’t worth selling or part-exchanging it. If this is the case, then scrapping your car may be the best option.  While you may be reluctant to scrap […]

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  3. Tips on Buying a New Car and What to do with Your Old One

    When it comes to buying a new car, there is plenty you need to consider. As well as deciding on the make and model of your new motor, there are plenty of other decisions you need to make- including what to do with your current vehicle. Sometimes the options can seem overwhelming, so to make […]

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  4. Everything You Need to Know About Catalytic Converters

    If one of your organs becomes damaged, it can have a detrimental effect on the entire body. And this is also true of your car. If one element of it encounters a problem, then the rest of the vehicle could also be in trouble. Your catalytic converter is one of these parts that’s integral to […]

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  5. The Many Uses of Copper

    Whether we’re aware of it or not, copper plays a huge role in the day to day lives of most people. From everyday household objects to the very structure of our homes and workplaces, copper has a huge presence in our lives. In this article, Hill Metal Recycling will detail some of the many ways […]

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  6. Why Recycle Electric Motors?

    The electric motor has been around in various forms for almost 200 years; in 1825, British scientist William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet, and in 1833 he created the first ‘commutated rotating electric machine’. Today, electric motors are ubiquitous, used for everything from cars to garage doors, playing invaluable roles in our daily lives. However, they […]

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  7. How to Store Scrap Metal Safely

    Whether it’s some old sheeting or there’s some discarded treasure in your scrap metal collection, it’s important that it’s stored properly. In this article, Hill Metal Recycling is here to talk you through the best ways to safely store your scrap metal. Things to Avoid There are a few risks associated with scrap metal, and […]

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  8. 8 Interesting Facts about Aluminium Recycling

    Aluminium is truly extraordinary. Remaining undiscovered for much of human civilisation, it forms around 8% of the Earth’s crust and is used in numerous industries across the world – thanks to its lightweight, ductile properties that still boast superb corrosion resistance and conductivity.  It is also very easily recyclable, and the same piece of metal […]

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  9. Scrap Metal Laws in the UK

    Following a string of scrap metal thefts, the UK Government clamped down on scrap metal recycling laws. This ensured that dealing was fair both for the customer and the merchant. This article will detail the legal acts introduced by the government and how they impact scrap metal dealing. Scrap Metal Dealers Act (2013) The scrap […]

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  10. Why Do Scrap Metal Prices Change?

    Learn why scrap metal prices fluctuate and get more from your investments. We are often told that the value of an item is determined by demand. The greater the demand, the higher the price; the lower the demand, the lower the price. Though largely true, this is a simplified explanation. There are many factors that affect scrap […]

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