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

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Contact the BMRA

  • 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

  • Metal Recycling jobs

    Find a job with a BMRA member

  • Why recycle?

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

  • Apprenticeship scheme

    Find out more about the Level 2 and Level 5 sector-specific metal recycling apprenticeships

  • Young British Metal Recyclers

    For those under 35 in the metal recycling industry

  • 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.