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How to dispose of metals.

A metal chair, some wire, a metal trolley and a metal tray.

Do not dispose of metal items such as, metal furniture, saucepans, baking trays, garden tools, screws, poles and so on at home. Take this waste to your local recycling centre (RC).

  • Which RC container

    Use the metal container.

  • Which RC accept this waste

    All our recycling centres accept metals.

  • Further information

    Do not place bulky metal items in your recycling bin at home - they will cause damage at to collection vehicles and at Ford Materials Recycling Facility (MRF).

    Aerosols, metal lids and cans can be placed in your recycling bin at home. See cans.

  • You could also...

    • donate good quality items to charity.
    • use old saucepans or containers to plant flowers.
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