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Metal -cans, scrap metal etc.

Where it is taken?

Scrap metal- SIMS, Avonmouth

Scrap metal- Celsa, Cardiff

Cans- Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd, Moreton Valance

What happens to it?

Scrap metal- SIMS- After separation at Moreton Valance, ferrous and non-ferrous metals sent to UK based metal recycling facilities. Non-Ferrous metal is processed in a metal shredder at Sims and then shipped globally.

Scrap metal- Celsa- After separation at Moreton Valance, ferrous and non-ferrous metals sent to UK based metal recycling facilities. Celsa produce Steel from ferrous Scrap Metal.

Cans- Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd-Steel and Aluminium cans are separated by Smiths, baled and sent for recycling within the UK.

End market

Worldwide

End products

Scrap metal- SIMS- smelted into raw materials for new products

Scrap metal- Celsa- raw materials for new products

Cans- Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd- New steel products, such as bicycle frames, cutlery and new food cans and Aluminium cans

Page updated: 09/02/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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