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

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  • Why recycle?

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

  • News & Articles

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

  • About BMRA

    The BMRA represents some 300 scrap metal dealers across the UK, in an industry that processes 11mt of metal every year.

  • Apprenticeship scheme

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

  • Find a Service Member

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

  • 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.