Metal recycling will always exist but in the present market many companies struggle to break even on cost. As an independent with the markets so low forces the position of charging for the first time for collection of metal waste.
The metal market as well as many other markets were buoyant for many years with China and other countries requirement for consumption
The circle of need continues at present to diminish and with it the high prices once seen for scrap metal
Very few companies are present on the road at the moment due to this all time low in the industry but the domestic consumers are slow to realise the outward effect
Revenue streams created from metal sales are important as it continues to employ many third party companies and people to do the ground work before producing the end product
Revival may be a slow process but only the brave will survive