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10 reasons why you should recycle your scrap metal

24/10/2017

Recycling scrap metal is more important than many people may realise. Metal is used so frequently in our everyday lives that once it has served its purpose, we need to ensure we recycle responsibly, helping to protect the environment and save energy.

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L-O-V-E ELV

19/09/2017

Here at CJ Metals we are proud of our certification as a registered Authorised Treatment Facility. This means that we can process End of Life Vehicles (ELVs) and produce the minimum amount of waste while doing as little harm to the environment as possible.

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Let us help you make a new start with a skip

11/08/2017

Although it’s sad to think about summer ending, there’s no reason to dread the back to school feeling, whether you’re a student or not! Instead of fretting over books and uniforms, why not turn your attention to your home?

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Visit the breakers yard for the perfect fix

28/07/2017

Have you got a car that’s stuck in the drive, which needs fixing but the cost will be more than its worth? Then, unfortunately, it may be time to get rid.

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Is it time to scrap your diesel car?

06/06/2017

With the election on everyone’s minds this month, we are all weighing up what is best for us, our lives and our country. Among important issues like health and education is the future of our environment.

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Skip Your Way into Summer

18/05/2017

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, many of us will be looking to spruce up our outdoor spaces and give the interior of our homes a bit of a spring clean, ready for the summer.

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An Old Banger Fit for Bond

13/04/2017

It’s fair to say that most people are at a loss when it comes to their old banger. What do you do with it? Where do you take it? How do you make room for a new car?

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CJ Metals’ Top Tips for Car Care

23/03/2017

We all complain about how much a car costs to run, never mind replacing it with a new one! Here at CJ Metals, we are committed to the efficiency of your motor. That is why we have compiled a few handy tips for you to prolong the life of your car...

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Having a Clear Out?

17/02/2017

If you’re planning a big clear-out in the near future, then we at CJ Metals will be more than happy to help you de-clutter your home...

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CJ Metals’ Tips and Tricks to Making Money off Your Scrap

17/01/2017

When you’ve finished with your old gaming console or that toaster you got for Christmas back in 2006 that now just incinerates anything that gets near it, don’t just throw it in the bin; put that old metal to good use!

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Car Parts

22/12/2016

Most of us drive and we all know that running a car can be costly. When your car breaks down, or something goes wrong it can cause untold headaches. Find out how we can help you...

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How to Load a Skip

16/11/2016

Find out how to load your skip effectively...

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Having a Clear Out?

25/10/2016

Find out the best way to get rid of your stuff when having a clear out...

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Why should we Recycle?

22/09/2016

Recycling scrap metal is something that many of us don’t even consider and it can be advantageous! Find out how it can benefit you...

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Why Recycle

Thinking of Scrapping your Vehicle?

05/08/2016

Want to scrap your car but not sure how? Here's our handy guide that will help you.

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Recycling and the Environment

17/07/2016

Unsure of what you can do to help the environment? We can help.

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Recycling and the Environment

Have you been a victim of Yorkshire’s potholes?

04/07/2016

Have you been a victim of Yorkshire's potholes and are in need of a new part? We could help.

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Traffic Cone

Get your Garden Ready for Summer

04/07/2016

Are you getting your garden ready for summer? We can helps with lots of hints and tips!

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Summer Garden

Why scrapping your car is the way forward!

12/04/2016

Need to get rid of your old car but not sure what your options are? Well we can help/!

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Car Crushing

Driving green to keep the planet clean

21/02/2016

Stats show that transport accounts for 23% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. This is quite a significant chunk, and with an estimated 31.7 million cars on the road, it’s hardly surprising. We’re not suggesting you should leave your car at home and make a ten mile commute to work on foot, but there’s a whole range of things that we can all do to reduce our emissions when driving.

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Driving green

One man’s rubbish… The weirdest things ever found in skips!

22/01/2016

Here’s a look at our favourite weird and wonderful things that have been discovered in skips around the UK!

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Caravan

Eat, drink, be merry and recycle!

17/12/2015

Christmas may be the most wonderful time of year, but it’s also the most wasteful, with thousands of tons worth of unwanted food, wrapping, packaging and unwanted presents going to landfill every year.

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Christmas

WIN! A fantastic super car track day experience!

15/12/2015

We’re giving one lucky winner the opportunity to get behind the wheel of not one, but three of the world’s greatest supercars, as part of a Red Letter Days driving experience.

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Road Safety Week

23/11/2015

Organised by charity, Brake, Road Safety Week aims to help teach young drivers about road safety. In support of this year’s campaign, we thought we would share our advice for drivers both young and old. Stop ignoring faults with your car!

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Road Safety Week

The Scrap Process

02/09/2015

Our infographic shows you the journey of a car as it enters our scrap process to show that everything that comes through the door is sold or recycled.

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The Scrap Process

Scrap my car: why choose CJ Metals?

30/07/2015

When our vehicles come to the end of the road and the time comes to scrap them we want to make sure it’s all done responsibly in an environmentally friendly way and that we receive a price for it.

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Car Scrapping

WIN! A £30 Amazon gift voucher!

29/06/2015

Imagine what you could do with a £30 Amazon gift voucher... Well, think no longer because we’re giving one lucky follower the chance to win one, and it could be you!

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Amazon Voucher

New Legislation Sees Thefts Of Scrap Metal Fall By A Third

23/03/2015

According to new figures, legislation which was introduced in October 2013....

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Scrap Metal Theft Legislation

Supercar Made From Scrap Metal Out of A Breakers Yard

16/03/2015

Most people when their car is coming to the end of the road will trade it in for scrap, but this guy is not most people.

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Supercar Made From Scrap Metal | Breakers Yard

CJ Metal’s Top 5 Scrap Tips

25/02/2015

We pride ourselves on a customer service that is unbeatable, not only in the West Yorkshire recycling industry but in the whole UK! Below are just some of our top scrapping tips to make sure you get the most from your recycling waste, helping both the environment and your wallet!

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CJ Metal Expertise

CJ Metal & A History In Metal Recycling

16/02/2015

You can trace our scrap metal recycling roots all the way back to the swinging-60’s and what an incredible journey it has been right to this day!

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cj metal scrap heritage

Reputation 1st At CJ Metal

09/02/2015

In an industry where unscrupulous traders have flourished in the past, it’s never been so important to maintain ethical business practices. How do we trade?

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CJ Metal Ethics

Breakers Yard Bonus: Why Choose 2nd Hand?

28/01/2015

Why pay more for the same thing? Choose our breakers yard parts and keep your motoring costs down!

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keighley breakers yard

Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013: The End of Cash For Scrap?

22/01/2015

Since 2013, in line with UK law, the team at CJ Metals are no longer providing cash payment for scrap metal and cars.

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cash and scrap

Breaking Down The ELV Directive

14/01/2015

Scrap your car in line with the ELV Directive & get the best prices at CJ Metals!

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ELV Directive Scrap Car

Why Recycle?

07/01/2015

There are multiple benefits achieved in recycling scrap metal, both for the environment, UK economy and perhaps most importantly your wallet!

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Aluminium Can Recycling

Don’t Let Heavy Machinery Weigh You Down!

22/12/2014

We consider the multiple factors of challenging factory clearances and the removal of heavy machinery!

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Heavy Machinery Scrap

What is the WEEE Directive?

11/12/2014

Here we investigate how the WEEE Directive affects your business & how you can optimise company waste disposal.

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WEEE Directive Company Waste Recycling

How To Scrap Your Vehicle At CJ Metal

21/11/2014

Check out our quick guide to scrapping your vehicle!

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car scrap