Alton Metals Scrap Metal Yard Derby

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Opening Times

  • Monday 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday 8:00am – 11:30AM
  • Sunday closed

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Alton Metals Scrap Metal Yard Derby specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at 36 Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB.

Materials accepted

It accepts the following types of waste and recyclable items here:

  • Scrap Metal

Residents who want to dispose of waste not listed here must contact the nearest tip to clarify if that type of waste is acceptable.

The Scrap Metal facility reduces pollution by recycling metal. The recycling centre is only for use by local residents.

Schedule

Alton Metals Scrap Metal Yard Derby is closed on public holidays irrespective of the day of the week the date falls upon. It is usually open at the following times:

  • Monday: 8:00am – 4:30pm0
  • Tuesday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
  • Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am – 11:30am
  • Sunday: closed

Residents who wish to access the site with a large vehicle, such as a van or trailer, must contact the recycling centre to book an appointment and obtain a permit before their visit. Permits are free. It can be contacted via phone, email or online booking form.

Alton Metals Scrap Metal Yard Derby can be contacted on 01332 365533 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.

Environment Agency online services

Recycling collections

Hazardous waste disposal service

EA local offices

Rubbish collection day search

Frequently asked questions about Alton Metals Scrap Metal Yard Derby

What is the recycling symbol?

Recycling symbols are those images that appear on all kinds of products, articles and packaging so that consumers know what type of waste they are (recyclable or non-recyclable) and what material they are made of.

Recycling symbols are important because they guide us to manage our waste well. However, there are some products and packaging that have not been properly labeled and do not contain a recycling label.

If you have waste that you don’t know how to classify, contact your nearest recycling center.

How much is it to take rubbish to the tip?

There are household waste recycling centers in all the municipalities of the United Kingdom, and surely there is one near your home, and now finding it is very easy! We have developed a special search form on our page so you can find the recycling center closest to you in minutes!

You just have to access the following link and enter your postal code or address.

To go to this page, you must click on the “Recycling center Search” button.

What goes in green recycling box?

Green recycling bins are typically the designated bins for depositing recyclable glass materials. However, this may vary depending on the municipality in which you are located. For example, in some municipalities the green color in the containers is used for dry recyclable materials.

It’s important not to confuse containers for glass recyclables or dry recyclables with wheelie bins that are for green yard waste.

To be sure of what you should deposit in your green container, you can contact your nearest recycling center and obtain more detailed information.

What happens at a landfill?

Materials that are not recyclable or are not properly separated will generally end up in a landfill. A landfill is a very large holes built into certain designated spaces for that function.

Until a few years ago, the waste was piled up in the places designated to be dumps, but today in modern and well-managed landfills, large holes are built in which the garbage is buried, with a system of layers that isolates the waste. of the air and water, which has significantly reduced the contamination of the environment by contact with toxic residues. However, landfills still represent an important source of pollution that affects the environment and human beings.

How much recycling is actually recycled in the UK?

The recycling rate in the UK has increased in recent years, but so has the generation of waste.

The percentage that is recycled in the UK so far is approximately 45% of the waste generated.

The latest report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) indicates that the waste generated in British homes amounts to approximately 26 million tonnes of waste each year, of which only 12 million are recycled. The other 14 million tons end up in landfills.



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