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Stroud District

Metals - Aluminium & Steel

Where it is taken?

Landor Street materials recovery facility & Various UK recycling plants.

What happens to it?

Metals are collected from the kerbside mixed with plastics and glass. It is taken to a materials recovery facility (MRF) in Birmingham where it is sorted and separated from other waste streams.  It is then transported for recycling. Find out more about Materials Recovery Facilities here.  

Metals are taken to a number of locations in the UK for recycling where they are processed into new metal products. See list of destinations below:

  • Novelis, UK
  • Sim Group, UK
  • European Metal Recycling, UK

End market

UK.

End products

Recycled metal products.

Page updated: 09/02/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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