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  1. 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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  2. History of Scrap: When did Metal Start to be Recycled?

    Scrap metal recycling is the process by which old products and structures are recovered and repurposed. It can also be the activity of manufacturing scrap, so that it can be introduced as a raw material in the production of metal goods. It’d be easy to believe that recycling is a modern phenomenon. However in reality, […]

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  3. Scrap Metal Dealers Act Under Review – Lack of Enforcement

    Implemented in 2013, the Scrap Metal Dealers Act (SMDA) was brought in with a view to eradicate unlicensed metal trading with a cash ban and enhanced ID checks. Seemingly, the SMDA worked: between 2012 and 2016, metal theft in the UK decreased by 74%. More specifically, there were 44,885 unique incidents of metal theft between […]

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  4. Top 5 Strongest Metals in the World

    In modern society, we rely on different metals for all sorts of things, particularly in construction and technology. They form the foundations and frameworks of our buildings, the bodies of our vehicles, and the intricate mechanisms in our beloved mobile phones. In short – they’re indispensible. Although metals tend to have a variety of useful […]

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  5. 7 of the Most Amazing Scrapyard Finds

    Scrapyards only house junk, or so the theory goes. Old machines, vehicles and other miscellaneous cast-offs are sent to the scrapyard and eventually end up as recycled goods. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes, amongst all the clutter, we can unearth some hidden gems. From treasured vehicles to precious jewelry, there are plenty […]

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  6. Aluminium Scrap and Recycling Rates Hit Milestone in UK

    With the recycling agenda being pushed further every year, we are finally starting to see the results that various campaigns such as MetalMatters and Every Can Counts set out to achieve. Aluminium in particular, has seen a boost in recycling rates with a variety of milestones being met across a number of sectors. So, 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 to properly scrap your car for money

    In this month’s article with Hill Metal Recycling we will be explaining the process of scrapping a car. If your car has come to the end of its life, and you’re not sure what to do with the two tonnes of metal – give our guide a quick read to help you on your way […]

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