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

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  • Benefits & how to apply

    Membership is open to metals recycling companies of good standing that have been in business for at least two years.

  • Find a Service Member

    From machinery and equipment to insurance and software.

  • Equipment for sale

    BMRA member equipment for sale

  • Why recycle?

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

  • Apprenticeship scheme

    The industry's first sector specific Metal Recycler General Operative Apprenticeship .

  • Report metal crime

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

  • News & Articles

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

  • Health and Safety Manual

    Access for members (login required)

  • About BMRA

    The trade association representing the £7 billion UK metal recycling sector