How to Start Your Own Scrap Metal Business?
On: Oct 6, 2016
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The amount of scrap metal from companies, plants and households increases each year. Unnecessary metals take up space in storehouses, basements and yards, hindering work and destroying their image. Although dealing with non-ferrous metals is very profitable, still few people consider starting their own scrap metal business. And this is not as difficult as it […]
Thefts on the Decline – the First Effects of Changes in Regulations
On: Sep 27, 2016
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  The number of thefts of metal in the United Kingdom has declined. This is very good news both for the authorities and citizens. The UK government and local authorities believe that a decrease in the number of thefts is directly related to the introduction of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act.   For years, thefts […]
Chinese Steel Floods the World
On: Sep 8, 2016
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Over the last years, the world has been literally flooded with steel produced in China. There’s plenty of it, it’s very cheap and causes massive drops in the material prices. Who will suffer the unpleasant consequences of Chinese overproduction and is there any way to change this unfavourable situation? From the perspective of the global […]
Does It Pay off to Recycle Electronic Waste?
On: Sep 1, 2016
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  Every year, we produce 50 million tonnes of e-waste. The problem is more and more pressing, and it is additionally exacerbated by the activities of manufacturers, as in their case short product life cycles translate into higher profits. One way to fight the wave of e-waste is proper recycling. Despite numerous advantages of e-waste […]
Scrap Non-Ferrous Metals Better Than Iron?
On: Aug 25, 2016
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Over the last years, the British industry has been more than willing to use scrap non-ferrous metals for production. The situation is similar in many other European countries. According to analysts, this is a constant trend that might even get reinforced in the following years. What does it result from and what are the consequences? Generally […]
How to Quickly Sell Your Old Car?
On: Aug 18, 2016
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Everyone who’s ever had an old, unused car knows what a nuisance it can be. It takes up space in the garage, freezes our money, and each day its technical condition gets worse. A solution would be getting rid of it as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this isn’t always simple.   If you have a problem […]
From the Life of a Company: Guys With a Vision or TRANS METAL Today and in Two Years
On: Aug 11, 2016
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‘An idea for the business emerged when I bought my first car. After a week of driving it, I discovered my passion for scrap,’ says Tomek, a co-owner of Trans Metal. Trans Metal is a modern recycling company run by two young men full of passion and enthusiasm for the environment-oriented work. Tomek and Sławek […]
Do you sell or buy scrap metal? Find out about new regulations!
On: Aug 4, 2016
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New regulations concerning the sale of scrap metal came into force on December 3, 2012. See what changes you need to be prepared for. You Won’t Pay for Scrap Metal in Cash For years, scrap metal dealers promoted their services through emphasising immediate settlement and no need for producing any documents. Cash payment not only […]
You’ve Got 1,000 Pounds at Home and You Don’t Even Know It!
On: Jul 29, 2016
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A statistical family in the United Kingdom keeps unused electronic equipment worth 1,000 pounds. The equipment can be broken, worn-out or just old and forgotten. Few people know that it can still be used and even generate profit. There are tonnes of old, used electronic equipment lying around in British flats, houses and workplaces. Every […]
A warm welcome to the Trans Metal blog!
On: May 20, 2016
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Welcome to the Trans Metal blog, a place for news, interesting facts and advice on scrap metal, metal recycling and making money out of it!   We are extremely excited about launching this blog, and we cannot wait to start sharing our expertise with you. We hope you will like what we have to say […]