Cans and Metal

Tins and cans recycling posterPlease put your waste cans in the cans recycling bins situated around campus.

We can also recycle most metal packaging including aerosol cans, foil, pie tins, sweet tins etc. Please rinse the cans if they contain food residues.

Benefit of Recycling Cans

Metals can be recycled indefinitely without losing any of their properties. Aluminium is also the most cost-effective material to recycle.

By recycling metals we reduce the need to quarry and mine raw materials, which helps to conserve the environment.

CanFor example, recycling aluminium requires only 5% of the energy and produces only 5% of the CO2 emissions as compared with primary production and reduces the waste going to landfill.

Metal

We provide a scrap metal recycling service for those that produce large quantities.

To dispose of scrap metal please fill in a Porter Request form to arrange for it to be collected.

Why we Recycle Metal

Metals can be recycled indefinitely without losing any of their properties. All metals including steel aluminium, nickel, copper, silver, gold, lead, brass and more, can be recycled.

By recycling metals we also reduce the need to quarry and mine raw materials, which helps to conserve the environment.

(All data sourced from Waste Online)