Metal grades

Viridor supplies a wide variety of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous grades from our Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs), Energy Recovery Facilities (ERFs) and electrical recycling facilities. Our main product grades are outlined below. Other grades also available.

Steel can bales  

Steel Can Bales (6E)

Clean steel cans - Sorted and baled at one of Viridor's MRFs. Steel from food, drinks and domestic aerosol cans collected from kerbside collection schemes and public recycling banks. Bale size and density ordered to individual specifications. Cans should be free from excessive contamination by other materials.

     
 Aluminium can bales  

Aluminium Can Bales (UBC)

Clean Aluminium cans - Sorted and baled at one of Viridor's MRFs. Aluminium from food, drinks and domestic aerosol cans collected from kerbside collection schemes and public recycling banks. Bale size and density ordered to individual specifications. Cans should be free from excessive contamination by other materials.

     
 Loose incinerated  

 Loose Incinerated (6B)

Steel arising's in loose form consisting predominantly of tin coated steel cans processed through an ERF and magnetically separated following the energy recovery process.