Stainless Steel Scrap Lying Around? Turn it Into Cash

Recycling scrap metal is something we can do to help the planet and, at the same time, earn you extra cash. Whether you have a business that accumulated scrap stainless steel or you happen to have some at your property, Collins Recycling can help.

We are Perth’s top scrap metal recycling yard and have spent over 70 years helping residents and businesses of Western Australia effectively manage their metals. We can help you get the best prices for your stainless steel and all other recyclable metals.

Stainless steel scrap.

Is Stainless Steel Recyclable?

The answer is yes, and there are several benefits to recycling stainless steel. As a popular material for manufacturing and construction, the demand for it is always high. However, the energy and materials needed to make new stainless steel to keep up with demand harm the already fragile environment.

Recycling the material saves resources because much less energy is needed to create new material. Reprocessing does not cause the metal to degrade. In fact, it is possible to make essentially new stainless steel from 100 percent recycled stainless steel.

This metal is, by design, incredibly durable. Because of its durability, the material may last for decades before it needs to be recycled. The recovery cycle can take place several times before the metal has reached the end of its usefulness.

An additional benefit to stainless steel recycling is you can earn money as you help the environment. It is an absolute win-win.

Recycle Your Scrap Stainless Steel with the Experts

If you want to do your part to recycle metals but are not sure how to go about it, feel free to reach out to Collins Recycling. Our team understands dealing with scrap metal is a bit more daunting than recycling plastic water bottles.

You are welcome to bring your stainless steel (and other metals) to our scrapyard, or we are happy to arrange a pickup. Either way, you can be sure that you will be treated fairly. And your scrap price and the price of all other metals you may sell will be top dollar.

We are proud to be one of Perth’s longest-running scrap yards, and we take pride in our knowledge of the metal recycling industry. We believe providing a scrap metal recycling service helps our clients, the environment, and Western Australia.

Stainless Steel Metal FAQs

Is Stainless Steel Worth Anything as Scrap?

The price per kilo depends on the kind of metal you have. Additionally, the price of all metals can fluctuate daily. To find out how much you can earn from recycling stainless steel and other metals, contact Collins Recycling.

How is the Price of Stainless Steel Determined?

There are a number of factors that determine the price of stainless steel at recycling facilities, including:

  • Industrial demand
  • Scrap condition
  • The stainless steel alloy

Generally, there is always a demand for recycled stainless steel

Is All Stainless Steel the Same?

There are two predominant kinds of stainless steel.

  • 304 Scrap- This is the most frequently used type of stainless steel. It is composed of 18% chromium and 8% nickel. You may still hear it called by its former name, 18/8
  • 316 Scrap- A higher grade of stainless steel, 316 scrap has a composition of 18% chromium, 10% nickel, and 2.5% molybdenum. The addition of molybdenum makes 316 more resistant to corrosion. Both 304 and 316 stainless steel are of good quality.
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