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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. 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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  3. Are Humans Running Out of Metal?

    Metal — it’s in almost everything. The computer, tablet or phone you are using to read this article contains metal. The building you are sitting comfortably in at this moment contains metal. Each year, billions of various products are created and sold that each contains metal. This raises the question: are humans running out of […]

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  4. What Are The Most Valuable Scrap Metals?

    Do you have a bit of metal lying around the house? Perhaps a lead battery? Some copper wire? Maybe even a brass trumpet? Local scrap yards allow you to make a bit of money by trading in your unneeded metal. Take a magnet and place it on a piece of metal. Does it stick? If […]

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  5. Scrapper Safety: How to Safely Work with Scrap Metal

    Scrappers have an interesting and varied job; you never quite know what you will be dealing with from day to day. However, unfortunately, it can be a dangerous job too. Metal can be sharp, heavy and even poisonous in the case of lead, which means that metal scrappers need to be extremely careful when they […]

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  6. Most Interesting Scrap Metal Recycling Facts

    Here at Hill Metal Recycling, with our blog we aim to educate our readers on the importance of scrap metal recycling, what’s going on in the scrap metal industry and – last but not least – get our readers excited about scrap metal recycling. Since the scrap metal industry is such a huge industry in […]

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  7. What Happens to Metal Once it’s Been Scrapped?

    This month with Hill Metal Recycling we will be taking a look at the process of scrapping metal from the delivery, to the scrap yard and beyond. You might be surprised by the many uses for scrap metal… Process of scrap metal The nice thing about metal is that it can be reused for a […]

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  8. How to Prepare Scrap Metal for Sale and Get the Best Prices

    Maximise your profits by knowing the ins and outs of how to prepare scrap metal, and we’re here to help you do just that. The more you know, the more you can potentially gain – by making sure your scrap is free of contaminants, both you and the buyer will benefit. Whilst many scrap companies […]

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  9. What is Bread4Scrap?

    This article will explain what Bread4Scrap is, why it was introduced, how it works and how it benefits customers who sell their scrap metal to dealers. Here with Hill Metal Recycling we have put together a guide of all you need to know about the process. What is Bread4Scrap? Cash for metal was banned in […]

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  10. How Is Scrap Metal Priced?

    As we’ve outlined over the past few months, scrap metal can be a lucrative source of income for those with large amounts of it lying around. But, for the most part, people find it difficult to know what metals are the most valuable and why. It pays, therefore, to know how exactly scrap metal is […]

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