Scrap Metal Prices UK

The selling of scrap metal as a business has developed in to a large, respectful industry for its environmental benefits. The process of scrap metal yard selling allows old metals to be reused and circulate in society, preventing it being wasted. However it’s important to find the best possible prices for scrap metal and work out the best value for the metal you are buying or selling. It helps make the process more appealing for people when the pricing is accurate, which in the long run will make scrap metal selling a more desired route.

Scrap Metal In The UK

Price Offerings For UK Scrap Metal

The best way to get the greatest price for your scrap metal is to do some research on the climate. See what factors come in to play at the time you intend to sell. Not all prices are set in stone and can vary on the date of sale.

  • Generally platinum will be the highest valued metal ranging between £20.14 to £22.36 per gram.
  • Copper and Copper wire on the other hand will range between £2.60 – £3.90 per kilogram

Less Common Scrap Metal Prices

As mentioned earlier, non ferrous metals will be priced higher as they are sturdier and more useful to the industry. Not all prices are set in stone and can vary on the date of sale.

  • Gold tends to be more valuable than silver as silver will be priced at £0.13 – £0.26 per gram,
  • Where as gold will be heavily priced at £8.80 – £23.46 per gram.
  • Iron is the lowest priced metal as it will usually only be traded for as little as £0.04 – £0.08 a gram.

Builders Skip Hire

Builders Skip Hire

Builders Skip Hire by Mackers Total Recycling. We cater to many tradesmen and builders across the southeast of the United Kingdom and offer a premium bespoke skip hire service.

Domestic Skip Hire

Domestic Skip Hire

Domestic Skip Hire by Mackers Total Recycling. We cater to many households in and around Essex and offer many sized skips for your everyday needs.

Garden Skip Hire

Garden Waste Skip Hire

Garden Waste Skip Hire by Mackers Total Recycling. We cater to many landscapers and gardeners in and around Essex and capable of delivering the same day.

Ways To Raise The Price Of Scrap Metal

If you find yourself gaining scrap metal on a regular basis, its best to sit on it and wait for it to build up, the heavier your metal collection, the better your payout.Keep an eye on what metals have a high industry interest at the time. If you live near a city or town with metal factories, prices will be more attractive because of less caps on the transportation of metal. However in more remote areas metal may be harder to come by so living in rural areas isn’t always a handicap.

Scrap metal trading companies like Mackers Total Recycling LTD will price scrap metal fairly based on all effecting factors. Mackers have access to their own scrap metal yards in Essex, they’ll buy any metal from you for an ideal amount. Because of their fair offers, they gain interest from people who live outside the Essex area. Don’t just settle for local scrap yard prices if you believe your metal is valuable. Find the right one that will pay fairly

When it comes to earning the best UK scrap metal prices, focus primarily on the quality, quantity and availability of your scrap metal. These three factors help you make the most accurate prediction of what type of price range you will realistically be offered.  


Other Scrap Metal Services In The UK

Beside selling your scrap metal to traders, other services are available to get involved with. Mackers Total Recycling have various methods of handling scrap metal. They cater an Essex Skip Hire scheme for people with construction businesses or DIY projects in which they will offer to pick up your scrap metal themselves and offer you a reasonable amount for it.  

Scrap metal doesn’t just come in small sizes, damaged cars are available for collection or delivery to scrap metal sights. Mackers Total Recycling has a range of scrap metal services in different areas like a same day payment plan.

If you do not believe your metal to be worth money then you can recycle it, this will circulate it back in to the industry and stop it from becoming landfill which will contribute to dangerous consequences for wildlife.