Sims Metal offers a wide range of metal recycling services throughout the UK.

We are the world’s leading metal recycler, which brings our customers a wide range of benefits including:

  • Competitive scrap metal prices – global coverage, bulk material handling and innovative technology enable us to pay competitive prices for scrap and surplus metals and materials.
  • Maximum metal recovery rates – our investment in advanced technology means we extract higher proportions of metals.
  • Flexible payment options – to suit your business, subject to credit status.
  • Trusted and experienced – a proven track record of working within the metal recycling industry.
  • Extensive transport and logistics – With over 40 UK scrap yards, over 200 sites globally and our extensive UK and global network means that your metals collection, transporting and storage needs are met.
  • High grade materials for sale – our innovative technology means we can generate high grade materials for sale.
  • High environmental standards – be assured that your waste will be handled in accordance with all necessary environmental standards. Our specialist Environmental team work directly closely with the Environment Agency.
  • Health and safety culture – Our ‘SimsMM Way’ safety culture is an internal programme that we have implemented to ensure the health and safety of employees, clients and suppliers is always a top priority.
  • Support for your CSR and environmental objectives – recycled materials used in manufacturing processes use far less energy and water than raw materials.

The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) is a trade association of 300 members, representing the £5 billion UK metal recycling sector trade.  Members process steel, aluminium, copper and most other ferrous and non ferrous metals; and recycle a wide range of related products.

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is an international trade federation representing the world’s recycling industry, covering in particular ferrous and non-ferrous metals, paper and textiles.  Around 800 companies and national federations from over 70 countries are affiliated to BIR.

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is a private, non-profit trade association that representing more than 1,600 private, for-profit companies that process, broker, and industrially consume scrap commodities, including ferrous and nonferrous metals, paper, electronics, rubber, plastics, glass, and textiles.

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