The British Metals Recycling Association is the trade association representing the £7 billion UK Metal Recycling sector. 

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  • Why Join

    BMRA Membership is open to metals recycling companies of good standing that have been in business for at least two years. There are also associate membership categories for international and service members.

  • Find a Service Member

    BMRA service members comprise plant, equipment and consultancy companies, all there to support advise metal recycling companies.

  • News & Articles

    Keep up-to-date with latest news, regulations and account wins affecting our members and the wider recycling industry.

  • Why recycle?

    Using scrap metal, or secondary raw materials, means we can conserve more of our precious natural resources.

  • Apprenticeship scheme

    Information about the industry's proposed Trailblazer-led Metal Recycler General Operative Apprenticeship .

  • Report crime

    Use our online system to create a stolen metal alert for our members or to report yards breaking the law and paying cash.