WasteCare are not only dedicated to avoiding landfill by developing sustainable recycling solutions, we are also dedicated to maximising the return of commodity values back to our clients.

All recovered product is sold through official and approved markets, using established indexes such as the London Metal Exchange and Commodity Markets.

Based on the weight collected and analysis, we will normally return a minimum of 90% of the market value based on the average market price for the month prior to the date of collection. This enables you to estimate the value prior to collection.

WasteCare are approved by the Inland Revenue to self-bill, enabling us to return value, either off-setting against charges or returning at net value normally within 15 days of collection.

Below are the current values of the key commodities:

Commodity Common Waste/Re-use Streams Value (kg)
Aluminium Litho plates £1.429
Cardboard (clean) £0.02
Copper Electronics £4.689
Gold Dental £23,932.75
Lead Lead Acid Batteries £1.282
Nickel Electronics £9.383
Palladium Electronics £18,342.78
Plastic HDPE £2.40
Platinum Electronics £16,167.27
Silver Bleach Fixer & Photo Fixer £338.88
Steel WEEE Large Domestic Appliances £0.02
Vegetable Oil £0.20
X-Ray Film (clean) Medical / Industrial £0.20
Values correct as 01-Sep-2018

Market values change monthly. Large volumes over 1000kg (precious metals over 1kg) are subject to individual quotes.
Rebates on quotes are for illustration purposes only and do not constitute an agreement to purchase.

Free analysis prior to collection

We will be pleased to analyse and value your waste prior to collection to enable you to determine the true net value. Please contact your Account Manager for further details.