Service member benefits
International membership
Young British Metals Recyclers

"Together, as members of the BMRA, we can support the innovation of new metal recycling techniques and lobby stakeholders to keep the UK at the forefront of the profitable world recycling industry." Mellor Metals  

BMRA members can take advantage of:

  • Getting involved via a BMRA committee
  • Joining fellow members at exclusive membership events
  • A dedicated page on the BMRA website
  • An exclusive members only area of the website
  • Promoting yourself to fellow members
  • Accessing Service Members
  • Advertising your equipment, jobs and wanted items
  • Supporting the future of metals recycling through apprenticeships and the Young British Metals Recyclers


Join the BMRA

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

The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) is the only trade association representing all UK metal  recyclers. 
The BMRA keeps members informed about upcoming issues and regulations, while helping them overcome problems and challenges related to running a metals recycling business.
As well as UK metal recyclers (ordinary members), there are also associate membership categories for international and service members.

To join the BMRA, download the appropriate application form from the link below, provide the appropriate documentation and references, and return to [email protected]. All applicants must read the Articles of Association (link below) in conjunction with the code of conduct found in the application pack. 

Please note, applications can take up to two weeks to complete, subject to references and payment.

Metal Recycler (Ordinary
member) application pack
Service member
application pack
International member
application pack
Articles of Association 

Benefits of membership

Click to download the BMRA Why join leaflet for further information
  • In-house technical, regulatory, legislative and environmental advice
  • Employment and business support helpline
  • Reduced rate insurance - subject to terms and conditions 
  • Access to a member-exclusive Sustainability Hub including sector-specific Carbon Calculator
  • Access to bespoke training
  • Bespoke health and safety manual and accompanying site posters
  • Energy brokerage
  • Assistance with business water supply
  • Reduced rate legal advice and representation
  • Discounted introductory rates for posting on GreenJobs, the largest network of specialist green industry job boards in the United Kingdom 
  • Discounted rates on medical plans for business and employees
  • Discounts on IT and access to tech advice for business and employees 
  • Discounted contract and legal services
  • Savings of up to 40% on Sage products
  • Discounted PPE
  • Free job vacancies and equipment sales listing on

 Why not download an application pack and join today?

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