Scrap Metal and Waste Removal Tips

Have you been working on a project in your garage and have some scrap metal on your hands? Or does your business always have leftover bits of machinery, offcuts or metal junk lying around?

Get in touch with Sydney Rubbish Services. We have more than 10 years experience in scrap metal removal in Sydney. No matter what you have need to get rid of, we’ll take care of it quickly and we’ll make sure we leave everything spotless!

Scrap Metal and The Environment

Scrap metal can be summed up as any recyclable materials leftover from either manufacturing or consumption, as well as general household junk, old white goods and electronics.

Disposing of scrap metals responsibly is very important. Most metal types are entirely recyclable and making sure you do your part can make all the different when it comes to helping preserve our natural environment.

As an example, recycling steel saves a huge amount of resources over using raw iron ore, reducing air pollution, water wastage, energy and water pollution. Each tonne of scrap steel used over new steel saves over 1,000 kg of iron ore, 625 kg of coal and 50 kg limestone.

Scrap Metal in Your Home or Business

There are few things more annoying to have lying around your home or business than scrap metal. Metal can take up space that can be best used for other purposes, it is also a hazard, especially in households. If you are moving office or retail space, you might also be left with lots of metal junk on your hands.

Taking metal to a recycling plants is costly and potentially dangerous without the proper equipment or without a ute to get it from A to B. Especially with clunkier items like fridges, car parts, old metal furniture or household fixtures, using a designated rubbish removal services is always the best option.

Scrap Metal from Renovations or Building Sites

If your house is being renovated, or if you are managing a building site and have a whole bunch of junk metal lying around, don’t delay in getting rid of it. These materials can be hazardous and take up a lot of room.

Skip bins are also not the best option for building site waste removal, contrary to popular belief. It makes it extremely hard to separate materials sustainably when everything is thrown into one place and taken to a landfill. This makes it much harder to responsibility recycle scrap metal!

Skip bins take up a lot of room too, and in construction sites where space is limited this can pose many problems with efficiency and management of waste. Skip bins in households are also very problematic. They can ruin your grass, take up plenty of room and offer a nice home for rats and other vermin – quick and efficient junk removal is your best option!


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