The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) is the trade association representing the £7 billion UK metal recycling sector.
The BMRA is dedicated to meeting the needs of its members, keeping them informed about upcoming issues and regulations while helping them overcome problems and challenges related to running a metal recycling business.
The BMRA represents over 270 organisations that trade and process over 10 million tonnes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals every year, including: steel, aluminium and copper. It is made up of businesses of all sizes, including small family owned businesses and large international companies.
Member activities include collecting, sorting, shearing, baling, shredding, media separation, as well as re-use, casting, and fabrication. They recycle a wide range of products, such as end-of-life vehicles, packaging, batteries, domestic appliances, building materials and electronic goods.
Need to find a metal recycler? Use the BMRA recycler directory www.recyclemetals.org/recycler-directory.html.
As well as metal recyclers (ordinary members), there are also associate membership categories for international and service members.
BMRA service members comprise of highly specialised businesses as well as large equipment and plant suppliers. They provide everything from machinery and equipment to insurance and computer software. www.recyclemetals.org/service-member-directory.html
The BMRA’s overarching mission is to promote the metals recycling industry while safeguarding the interests of its member companies. This mission is underpinned by five key objectives:
· To help members to understand and respond to changing market conditions, legislation and regulations.
· To provide additional services of mutual benefit to its members.
· To be an effective voice for the metals recycling industry in the UK.
· To promote the sector to policymakers, customers, suppliers and others.
· To steer European and UK legislation.
Membership is open to UK metals recycling companies of good standing that have been in business for at least two years as well as those providing valuable services to the industry from transportation to computer software. All members are expected to abide by the BMRA’s Code of Conduct. www.recyclemetals.org/why-join.html
In 2019, the BMRA celebrated 100 Years in Metals Recycling.
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