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3 Signs You Need To Scrap Your Car

3 Signs You Need To Scrap Your Car

Scrapping a car is a big decision, so it’s little surprise that a lot of people put it off… and off… and end up waiting too long.

With the rules on keeping a car off-road getting increasingly strict, it’s more important than ever to act promptly when you decide you need to scrap your car. (more…)

Manchester Metal Theft Down by Almost 80%

Manchester Metal Theft Down by Almost 80%

Unfortunately, metal theft has been a problem across the UK for many years. However, recent statistics show that metal theft in the UK has decreased by an average of almost 74% between 2012 and 2016.

From 2012-2013, reported metal thefts totalled 44,885. But, from 2015-2016, this figure fell to 11,747 – representing a 73.83% decrease in incidents. Manchester in particular has seen one the highest decreases in theft, at a reported drop of 78.86%. This is the sharpest fall of all areas throughout the entire North of England.


Use Your Head… And Scrap Your Lead!

Scrap Your Lead

Trading in your lead as scrap is quick, easy and hassle-free. Today we’re explaining exactly what it is that you can trade in, the environmental benefits of recycling lead and why you should scrap your lead at J Davidson.

From piped windows to pencils and plumbing materials, you’ll find lead in all sorts of random household items. It’s also common inside and outside the home, as it was often used for pipes and roofing on buildings that went up before the Second World War. So, if you happen to work as a plumber or a roofer, you probably come across lead fairly frequently.  (more…)

3 Ways to Make Even MORE Money from Scrapping Your Metal


Make more money from scrapping your metal

Scrapping your metal is a fantastic and fast way to make a bit of extra money… Particularly if it’s been a bit of a tight month. Not only are you sure to make a quid or two for your own pocket, you’ll also be helping the environment. This is because recycling, even a little bit of metal, goes a long way when it comes to eco-benefits.

However – if you’re not clued up on how best to scrap your bits, it can actually take up quite a bit of your time. You also run the risk of not getting the best value for your scrap metal. And this means you’ll potentially be missing out on even more money. (more…)

Ferrous Metals… What’s All the Fuss?

What's the fuss about Ferrous metals

J Davidson delivering the 4-1-1 on ferrous metals

As scrap metal processors, it’s one of the most frequently asked questions we get asked in the yard. “So what does it mean if it’s ferrous?” Well, the answer is pretty straightforward – today, we’re going to talk about ferrous metals.


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