Metal recovery regulations

Metal recovery regulations

Scrap metal: from waste to secondary raw material
In recent years, sensitivity to recovery of metals has strongly increased all over Europe. Until only a few years ago scrap metal was considered waste; now it is qualified as Secondary Raw Material, ideal for reuse.
What EU Regulation No. 333/2011 says
With EU Regulation No. 333/2011 of the European Council of March 31, 2011, the European Union set the criteria according to which scrap metal stops being considered waste, pursuant to the provisions of directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and the Council.

In this case sector companies must declare that, after material collection, the processed scrap metal is not waste, according to the procedures dictated by the quality system.
Our certified system
Salvi & De Faveri, active since over sixty years in the metals trade, guarantees full adherence of its recycled materials to the criteria set by European regulations. We proudly possess a CSQ certificate attesting to the validity of our quality management system.

The scrap metal pathway at our factory (presented herein) makes it possible to achieve a product that is absolutely suitable to reuse.
Certificate CSQ
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