Metal is all around us. Our electronic gadgets, cable wires, modes of transport and almost everything that we use on a daily basis consist of metal components. The standard way of sourcing these metals is extracting them from the ground, refining the raw product and then processing it for manufacture.
However, there are major disadvantages to extracting metal. Mass extraction processes deplete our planet’s resources and harm the environment. A better and more beneficial alternative to extracting metal is recycling it.
A Cost-Efficient Solution
Recycling is an economical practice. Since there are fewer steps involved in the acquisition phase, utilising recycled scrap metal is less expensive than taking them from natural resources. Recycling saves on fuel and energy expenses needed to refine them.
Selling and salvaging scrap metal to recyclers like us can also be a great source of income for you. In fact, copper is a valuable metal that recyclers often look for. Sending them to a professional waste management company will help you get rid of your scrap metal safely while earning extra cash.
Sustainable and Environmentally Responsible
There are no harmful refinement processes required when reusing scrap metals. Fewer resources are also used when handling them. When you recycle metal components instead of extracting them from the ground, you reduce the risk of polluting soil and water.
It takes many years for scrap metals to break down naturally in landfills but copper recycling, reduces waste accumulation. When you make the most of existing resources, you divert waste from garbage piles and lessen the impact on the environment.
Scrap Metal Recycling Sittingbourne
Here at LKM Recycling, we have a strong commitment to Zero Waste. With over 40 years experience in scrap metal recycling we are perfectly positioned to help with your scrap Metal. Our total waste management services allow us to recover and conserve resources as well as reduce our carbon footprint as a company.
Begin recycling with us today by calling us on 01795 439393