We’ve been doing what we do for decades, which means there’s nothing we don’t know about aluminium recycling. There’s very little we haven’t experienced or pioneered from our aluminium recycling plant either, which you’ll soon discover from checking out the posts on this page.

From aluminium swarf recycling, clean shredded UBC recycling and mixed plates and solids recycling, to shredder residue recycling and more, you’ll find our insight on all things aluminium recycling-related, as well as the latest updates from our aluminium recycling plant right here…

16th Feb 24

We’ve lifted the lid on what recycled aluminium is and what happens to it, but how many times can aluminium be recycled?

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25th Jan 24

We have revolutionised aluminium can recycling by leveraging the latest technology & our extensive experience to achieve game-changing results. Find out more.

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05th Jan 24

We are the largest & most established independent extrusion recycler in the UK. We are also single-handedly spearheading aluminium recycling excellence.

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05th Dec 23

Over the last year, we’ve donated just over £6,000 to FareShare Midlands, which has enabled the charity to provide 24,640 meals to local people.

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01st Dec 23

Anodised aluminium is an incredibly valuable metal that’s capable of delivering extensive sector-wide benefits. We lift the lid on what it is, the key benefits & more in this blog.

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14th Nov 23

What is recycled aluminium used for? You’ll be surprised! We explore this key question and explain what happens to recycled cans in our latest blog, plus more.

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26th Oct 23

How many times can aluminium be recycled? We answer this key question and shed some further light on aluminium’s impressive recycling profile in this blog.

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03rd Oct 23

Which country recycles the most aluminium? Is aluminium infinitely recyclable? We take a deep-dive into these areas, and more, in our latest blog.

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27th Sep 23

Earlier this month (September), key members of our team were out in force at The NEC in Birmingham for the company’s first ever UK Metals Expo appearance.

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06th Sep 23

The National Recycling Awards are the largest and most prestigious awards within the recycling and resource management sector, and we’re delighted to be in the running to take home two titles.

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18th May 23

Alutrade has partnered with McLaren Construction to recycle 200 tonnes of aluminium window frames & take them back through the circular economy. Learn more.

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15th Apr 23

What is aluminium extrusion? We lift the lid on what this process involves in our latest blog. Learn more.

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22nd Mar 23

We’re gearing up to showcase our industry-leading aluminium recycling services at two major industry events this year.

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28th Feb 23

Is aluminium better for the environment than plastic? Is plastic better than aluminium? Can aluminium be 100% recycled?

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18th Nov 22

We’re constantly updating our equipment so that we can continue to provide our customers with industry-leading aluminium recycling services. Read about it here.

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20th Oct 22

What are the advantages of recycling aluminium? We explore some of the main benefits, for businesses & the environment, in our latest article. Read it now.

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23rd Sep 22

Over the last five years, we’ve been working closely with Tomra Recycling Solutions to produce 99% aluminium. This post explains how we’ve achieved it.

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14th Sep 22

Every year, we recycle more than 30,000 tonnes of aluminium, giving new life to extrusion, sheet offcuts, non-ferrous materials and UTC cans.

We know the true value of metal recycling, but unless you see the actual benefits, it’s easy to question if it’s worth recycling aluminium at all.

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22nd Aug 22

We’ve joined forces with The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) to provide its members, FENSA-approved installers and BFRC manufacturers with free aluminium recycling services.

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29th Jun 22

As aluminium recycling specialists, our work is focused around giving the mountains of metal that passes through our gates a longer lifespan.

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25th Apr 22

All the news on our exhibiting at Fit Show 2022.

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08th Apr 22

See how we helped Origin Global massively improve their efficiency and recycling rates.

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29th Mar 22

Statement from Alutrade and its directors following the conclusion of Wolverhampton Crown Court case.

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