South Lakelands Largest Skip Hire Company

B & J Metals,

12 Shap Road Industrial Estate,

Kendal, Cumbria


01539 729508

FAX 01539 740865

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Do I need any identification when I bring scrap metal or waste?

Yes, you need to bring 2 forms of identification:

• Your passport or photo driving license

• Utility bill showing your address                        

What waste types can you recycle?

A wide range of waste can be recycled, including:

• Aggregates

• Metals

• Wood

• Inert Waste

• Plastic

• Cardboard

Do you recycle paper/cardboard?

Yes, we now recycle both paper and cardboard at our purpose built Material Recycling Facility!

Is waste you collect sent to landfill?

We aim to recycle more than 80% of everything that we collect. Only waste that cannot be recycled is sent to landfill.

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Do you buy both ferrous and non ferrous metals?

Yes, we buy and recycle all grades of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

  •  Ferrous metals including cast steel and most      magnetic metals.

  •  Non-ferrous metals including copper,      aluminium, lead and most non-magnetic      metals.

Can you dismantle and collect?

Yes, we can provide you with a full dismantling and collection package after an initial site visit.

Do you recycle domestic and commercial waste?

Yes, whether you're an electrician, plumber or a house-holder we can deal with any size, quantity and type of metal that you have!

How much do you pay for materials?

Yes, we pay competitive prices for you waste metals and other waste materials, prices change daily, so call us to request an up to date quote.