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Why Recycle?

Recovering metals is a practice that has been alive for thousands of years, but has become especially relevant nowadays. As the environment is becoming a greater socio-political issue, people within the metal industry are looking for more and more ways to help reuse old metals.

The process is becoming more and more widespread. It is estimated that about 45% of the world’s steel production comes from recycled metal, while around a third of the world’s aluminium and 40% of copper are obtained the same way. And this trend is only gaining momentum – it is estimated that in 2008 alone, a whopping total of 150 million tons of scrap metal was recycled.

There are numerous benefits of recycling scrap metal, be they economic or environmental. There really is no major downside to this process.



Manufacturing new metals from virgin ore requires much more energy than simply recycling scrap metal. It is estimated that we can conserve 60% of energy by recycling iron and steel, and as much as 95% for aluminium.



Thanks to its properties, there is really no limit to how often we can recycle and reuse metal. Therefore, by making that process commonplace, we can preserve the finite resources we have on earth. According to estimates, recycling one ton of aluminium can conserve as many as five tons of bauxite.



Greenhouse gas emissions are one of the prime causes for global climate change. We can help reduce that amount substantially by recycling metals. According to recent reports, greenhouse gass emissions may be reduced from 300 million to 500 million tons by metal recycling alone. It also helps reduce the amount of mining waste as well as the amount of usef up water for these processes.



Though not spoken of frequently, recycling metal actually helps the country’s economy. The metal recycling industry employs a surprising amount of people, providing around 10 times the revenue and employment compared to the waste industry.

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We're very satisfied with the level of professionalism exhibited by Simvic. We had a lot of scrap metal left over from our office renovation, and with Simvic we got rid og it in no time at all. Excellent work.

Small business owner

We weren't expecting Simvic's scrap removal service to be on this high a level, but they got the job done incredible well. No trace of any old metal and industrial parts left - everything is nice and clean, and it's all thanks to Simvic!

buiding company

Simvic reacted to our call quickly and arrived at the allotted time. The team was friendly and gathered up all of our scrap metal incredibly quickly. The prices were also very fair. Definitely worth recommending!

Office Manager

With Simvic's level of expertise, we got a csrap metal removal service that was completely hassle free. They reacted quickly and the formalities were minimal, while the prices were very satisfactory. Definitely recommended for businesses and homes struggling to get rid of scrap metal lying around!


Thanks to Simvic, we finally got rid of that scrap metal left over from the construction, and we got paid a pretty penny for it!


We had some old factory machines that needed disassembly and, sure enough, Simvic helped us get rid of them completely. Amazing work!


If you're looking for a reliable scrap metal collector, you'll find no one better than Simvic. Their service is incredibly fast and reliable.

Restaurant owner

We couldn't have asked for a better service. Simvic's efficient scrap metal services helped make our company a much more clean and serene place. Turns out all we needed to really get ahead was a professional like Simvic!