The Environmental Impact Metal Waste Can Have, And Why Recycling Is Important
Every year, millions of tonnes of metal waste are generated globally. If not properly managed, this waste can have significant environmental implications. Recycling is something that we truly believe in at Senior Waste Removals, and it lies at the heart of any sustainable metal waste collection process, so we try to recycle every waste item that we can. When we collect your metal waste, it is not the end; it is just the beginning of a new life cycle for these materials. By recycling metal waste, we not only reduce the demand for virgin materials but also save energy and diminish the environmental impact associated with mining and refining processes. For more information on exactly how metals are recycled, click here.
Hazardous Materials in Metal Waste Collection
Metal waste collection is not without its risks. Certain types of metal waste can also contain things like lead, mercury, or other hazardous substances, and where this is the case they require special handling when being disposed of or recycled to prevent issues, or harm being done to the people interacting with the waste and the environment. At this point we also need to tell you that the presence of some hazardous materials may prevent us from taking the metal waste, and may also require the attention of specialists trained to deal with a given substance or material.
What Happens When You Call Us Out On A Metal Waste Collection Job?
When you call us for a metal waste collection job, our trained professionals will arrive at your location to assess your metal waste and devise an efficient and environmentally friendly disposal strategy. Where we know that we'll be dealing with potentially hazardous materials or where there's a health and safety risk present, we'll arrive prepared for that hazard or risk, and work according to established safety protocols to mitigate that risk.
Other Things To Consider When It Comes To Metal Waste
Others Services Senior Waste Removals Can Provide
Senior Waste Removals take pride in offering comprehensive waste management and disposal services to our customers - services which also include collection and disposal of non-metal commercial and household waste, house clearances, and dealing with electrical waste.