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What Not to Do with Your Home’s Junk

When it comes to end-of-life vehicles, old car batteries and tyres, or old appliances, many homeowners don’t know how to dispose of their junk. So when you’re desperate to de-clutter your home, it can be tempting to get rid of junk in ways that are detrimental to the environment and even illegal. At Car Scrap […]

A Look at the Scrapping Industry in 2014

Recycling roughly 13 million tonnes of metal every year, the UK’s scrapping industry is leading the way in the British green revolution. At Car Scrap Surrey, we’re proud to be a part of something that’s making such an impact on the environment, and we’re delighted to report that the future for the scrapping industry is […]

Tips on De-Cluttering Your Home

It’s incredibly easy for any home to become cluttered, especially in spaces like garages, lofts and guest bedrooms. Before you know it, you’ve got piles of old junk all over your house, taking up space and ruining the décor of your home. Yet many of us may feel daunted by the prospect of clearing our […]

How Metal and Car Scrapping Benefits the Environment

Most of us already know that one of the easiest ways to earn some extra cash is by scrapping your old bangers or any junk metal lying around your home—but did you know that metal and car scrapping is actually one of the best ways to do your part for the environment, too? Don’t forget […]

5 Reasons to Recycle Metal

Popular programmes like BBC One’s Britain’s Biggest Hoarders and Channel 4’s Obsessive Compulsive Hoarders show just how much junk people hang on to. At Car Scrap Surrey, we’d like to do our part to discourage unnecessary hoarding by reminding you of the best reasons to recycle the unused metal you’ve got lying around. Whether it’s […]

Everything You Need to Know About Car Scrapping

At Car Scrap Surrey, we’ve been scrapping and recovering vehicles for over three decades, so we know absolutely everything about the industry. That’s why we’d like to set the record straight on vehicle scrapping, so you’ll know exactly what to expect from the moment you realise your car’s joy-riding days are over. Car scrapping can […]

Quotations: How Car Scrap Surrey is Different to its Competitors

When it comes to scrapping your car, you’ll want to ensure that the cash you receive is exactly what you’ve been quoted over the phone. Unfortunately, some less reputable scrap yards will give you a different amount to what you were originally told. At Car Scrap Surrey, however, we’re pleased to tell our customers that […]

What is the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013?

The Car Scrap Surrey Guide to the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 From October 2013, an Act to amend the law relating to scrap metal dealers came into effect. The Act requires those in the scrap metal trade to obtain a new, specific licence. We at Car Scrap Surrey have applied for ours! That’s why […]

Car Scrapping in Popular Culture

When it comes to car scrapping, you may be surprised to hear how frequently it features in popular culture. Indeed, what may initially appear as a fairly unglamorous and rudimentary necessity, car disposal is in fact referenced in more films, television shows and songs than you may expect. Film: Car scrapping on the silver screen […]

Keep Your Personalised Registration Number When Vehicle Scrapping

. That’s why today, Car Scrap Surrey is offering a few handy tips for doing so. How to retain or transfer your personalised registration According to, there are a few things you’ll need to take care of in order to ensure the retention or transfer of your vehicle’s personalised registration number: You will need […]