Show Navigation
Telephone icon




What Metals Are Worth Recycling?

Scrap metal featured image

Scrap metal recycling is essential for saving energy and preserves natural resources. Certain metals have different uses and are more commonly recycled. Some are used in building construction, others are used at home for kitchen ware. When looking to recycle metal it’s worth knowing the value, as prices can vary when selling it.

As a Manchester based scrap processor we specialise in recycling a number of metals. Below is a list of what can be recycled and how much they’re worth.


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…)

find out more about davidson’s

get to know us a little better

Like what you see? Then get in touch with us through these channels