Latest Scrap Metal News
Clash over number of scrap metal dealer licences issued: BMRA say 60%, LGA say 80%
BMRA: ‘Loss of business for legitimate traders as many customers will only deal with licensed operators’
EA: QP will provide ‘higher degree of market confidence’
Defra and WRAP defend decision not to open a tender on cost grounds
WRAP and Valpak to review metal and plastics packaging data
With one week to go before cash payments are banned from the scrap metal trade in England and Wales, a minority of traders is still not prepared for the changes.
BIR and the world recycling industry will enter 2014 confronted by some all-too-familiar issues and the ever-developing threat of protectionism to free and fair trade.