- Address: Garrison Street, Birmingham B9 4BN
- GPS: 52.4808359,-1.8721618
- Phone: 0121 766 6022
- Monday 7AM–5PM
- Tuesday 7AM–5PM
- Wednesday 7AM–5PM
- Thursday 7AM–5PM
- Friday 7AM–5PM
- Saturday 7:30AM–12PM
- Sunday closed
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Birmingham Metal Scrap Metal Yard specializes in recycling and waste management. It can be found at Garrison Street, Birmingham B9 4BN.
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.
Birmingham Metal Scrap Metal Yard 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: 7AM–5PM
- Tuesday: 7AM–5PM
- Wednesday: 7AM–5PM
- Thursday: 7AM–5PM
- Friday: 7AM–5PM
- Saturday: 7:30AM–12PM
- 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.
Birmingham Metal Scrap Metal Yard can be contacted on 0121 766 6022 for any queries residents may have on the service offered by the site.
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Frequently asked questions about Birmingham Metal Scrap Metal Yard
To visit a household waste recycling center you need to book an appointment in advance. To book an appointment at your nearest recycling center, you can visit their website and book your appointment online.
If the website of your tip does not have this function enabled, you can contact your nearest tip by phone to schedule your visit to the recycling center. In any of the cases, after your booking, you should receive a confirmation email.
The disposable materials that we generate in our homes, depending on whether they are treated correctly or not, end up in landfills or household waste recycling centers.
A landfill is a site designated to dispose of the waste we generate. Typically, at these designated sites, large holes are built into which garbage is buried.
The recycling centers or household waste recycling centers, are places where recyclable waste is collected, separated and laid up, to be later transferred to another area or facility for recycling or transformation.
The UK recyclable waste service is a municipal service. However, it is only for materials generated in homes.
The cost of commercial materials is variable and depends on many factors:
- Location: in more frequented industrial estates, costs are usually lower than in rural places that are more difficult to access.
- The type of waste: some materials, such as toxic waste, need special treatment so they use more resources to manage them, and therefore their price is high.
- Volumes: the greater volume of waste you generate, the higher the price you have to pay for it. However, if the amounts produced are tons, you may get a reduction in the payment for handling your waste.
It is better to contact your nearest recycling center by phone or email to check the final cost.
The recycling centers handle different schedules depending on the municipality in which it is located and the capacity and personnel they have. To find out the hours of the recycling center closest to you, you can access this website. Each tip has its own web page, where you can find the opening and closing hours in the “Opening hours” section.
The opening and closing hours usually vary depending on the day of the week, above you can find the working hours for each day of the week.
Recycling centers vary in the waste materials they receive. Most centers are for household waste only and do not accept commercial waste or material waste from business activities.
The residues that the tips usually accept are:
- Yard waste
- Wood and chipboard
- Electrical items
- Textiles and clothing
- Bottles and glass jars
On our website you can find your nearest recycling center and see what kind of rubbish you can take. You will also be able to find some categories of items.
Another option is to contact your nearest recycling center by phone or email.