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A quick history of our    Scrap metal industry

A quick history of our Scrap metal industry

A Quick History of Our Industry by Gillian Temple In the years of flower power, Scrap metal dealers were recycling. They didn’t know it, as the word hadn’t been invented, but essentially that is what they were doing. They had been doing it since the 1920s. It would...
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS.

What is licensing? We all think we know what licensing is, and yet despite all Scrap metal dealers, Motor Salvage Operators and collectors having to pay hundreds of pounds, and in some cases thousands of pounds to buy a compulsory license, do we actually know what we...
How big are your Piles?

How big are your Piles?

HOW BIG ARE YOUR PILES???? Scrap metal sites and motor salvage operators are controlled by the Environment Agency Fire Prevention Planning as to how big your piles of scrap metal / ELV are. All too often we find on facebook proud owners claiming they have brought new...
Policing the policing authorities

Policing the policing authorities

The Scrap Metal Dealers Association motto is Protection Education Guidance and Support. ( PEGS) We try to offer our members free education whether they be new sites just setting up or collectors wanting to know where they stand, what rules they need to follow and what...