British Metals Recycling Association
|Legal status||Non-profit company|
|Purpose||Metal recycling in the United Kingdom|
|Membership||300 metal processing companies|
|Director General||Ian Hetherington|
|Main organ||BMRA Board|
|Affiliations||Bureau of International Recycling, European Ferrous Recovery and Recycling Federation, European Metal Trade and Recycling Organisation|
The industry sector is worth £5.6bn in the UK.
Its companies recycle over 95% of the UK's metal waste - around 13 million tonnes. The companies recycle steel, copper, aluminium, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, batteries, domestic appliances, and electronic goods.
Worldwide, 400 million tonnes of metal are recycled.
It argues that many motor vehicles are illegally dumped because owners of end-of-life cars are not required to obtain a certificate of destruction for the vehicles.
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- British Metals Recycling Association
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