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"Massive role" of metal recyclers to cut energy use cited by Sims

Metal recyclers have a "massive role" to play in reducing energy consumption according to scrap recycler Sims Metal. Sims recovers ferrous and non-ferrous metals, which it uses in the production of steel, aluminium and copper instead of producing these materials from scratch. World-wide, Sims recovers more than nine million tonnes of metal from 130 international sites saving enough energy to power almost three million homes. This is enough energy to power every home across London for ...