Scrap Waste Handling and Recycling

We buy scrap metal

  • From our fully licenced scrap metal handling facility in Skelmersdale, Ainscough Metals offer a wide range of Scrap Metal Services
  • We are pleased to welcome customers to our premises where they can make use of our 50ft, 50 tonne weighbridge and receive an immediate payment (Subject to presentation of ID)
  • For those who require collection we are able to offer a Hiab collection service with skips available from 1 to 20 tonnes. All of our scrap metal is processed on site in our own scrap metal handling facility.

Scrap Ferrous Metal

  • Ferrous metals all contain an iron compound
  • These include metals such as cast iron, wrought iron, steel and cast steel.
  • Ferous metals are usually found in items such as cooking stoves, fridges, freezers, vehicles and cans
  • Also, all types of ferrous metals are magnetic. If you are unsure whether a metal is ferrous or not, you can test it with a magnet. A magnet will not connect to a non-ferrous metal.
  • A magnet will not connect to a non-ferrous metal.

Scrap Non Ferrous Metal

  • Non ferrous metals are those which don't contain an iron compound
  • These include metals such as brass, bronze, copper, aluminium, and lead
  • A magnet will not connect to a non-ferrous metal.