Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Contribution of recycling towards UN SDGs

Recycling and Waste Management

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, embraced by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for prosperity and growth for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing making the world a global village. One of the prime purposes of the UN SDGs is recycling and waste management. In today’s era, there is a significant increase in waste due to certain consumption habits of human beings. This waste if not treated will get accumulated and pose a serious threat to humanity. To curb this threat, an important step would be recycling. Recycling is an integrated effort to convert the waste into reusable material which would be the backbone to the sustainable development goals by the United Nations. Some of the key Sustainable development goals such as Goals 11, 12 and 17 includes-

Sustainable cities and communities,
Responsible consumption and production
Partnership for the goals

scrap metal recycling company in dubai

These aim at providing a detailed guideline to achieve a better and sustainable future for all of us. We at Lucky group try to make our sincere efforts towards this noble cause. We collect as much scrap from the Dubai scrap yards and give them a new life. We proudly stand as one of the best metal scrap companies in Dubai who is trying to reduce the burden of waste as much as possible by contributing to the initiative taken by UN SDGs.

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Trash to Treasure

The beauty of scrap
Photo reference: From Lucky Group archives

We have heard the old saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. These days when we all are on the environmental radar and aim towards being more nature conscious. One may not find a diamond in the Dubai scrap yards but creatively using the “trash” that is already there will not lift your work-space aesthetics but leads you towards a more environment-friendly lifestyle. 

Most of the items found in the scrap yards can be up-cycled with minimum of efforts and can save your money rather than buying new products. 

“Restyle your work-space”
  • While looking at scrap metal yards in Dubai, you may find copper scrap, copper wires can be converted into a great art piece by reshaping it as a flower and it can act as centerpiece for your office desk. 
  • Metal frames can be reused as a great wall organizer, add some paint, shelf and hooks to it and you have your own wall organizer.
  • Paint Buckets or Big Tin Cans can be creatively converted into an ice bucket for your mini bar or act as a great decor piece for a corner.
  •  Planters for your herb garden made out of old tin cans are one the best ways to reuse it and can also be revamped to store office stationery. 

Most of the above mentioned materials are easily available at home or you can buy from any metal scrap companies in Dubai. And by putting such minimal efforts you can instantly add an interesting touch to your office work-space decor and convert the trash to treasure. 

Wednesday, 4 March 2020


Protecting the environment is not only the responsibility of every individual but it’s concern that we all need to share among the community to protect our environment from harmful effects caused by waste disposal into our landfills.

Waste generation is increasing drastically daily, so we all have to come forward and embed the recycling culture in our home and public places. Otherwise its negative impact on our environment whether it is homes, work places, schools, and universities can leave a lasting dent on our future generations.

Lucky Recycling considers the value of scrap metals and its generation at its  scrap metals yard in Dubai by providing recycling services to corporate at their work places which not only brings monetary value for the firm but also provide a recycling awareness among its employees.

How to bring recycling culture at work places;

  • Eliminate single-use plastic bottles and encourage staff to use reusable water bottles, cups or mugs for beverages.
  • Arrange recycling awareness campaigns at workplaces and provide recycling bins at all necessary places.
  • Avoid paper usage, encourage E-filing and print only when necessary.
  • Manage your recyclable waste at designated areas so employees can actively participate in your recycling campaigns.
  • Find proper recycling companies in UAE for your recyclable metals collected at your work places.
  • Ask suppliers to avoid sending disposable waste which adds additional burden on your facility.
  • Collaborate with paper recycling companies for disposal of magazines or used cartons.
  • Use refillable, reusable toner cartridges for laser printers and copiers.

Are Rare Earth Metals Important to Recycle?

In today’s world, automobiles and electronics seem to be a very crucial part of one’s life. With the advent of technological progression, one has become more and more reliable to these consumer goods. 

Often, we neglect a group of elements called rare-earth metals.  Their unique magnetic, heat-resistant and phosphorescent qualities make them essential in production of daily used products like electrical, smart phones, LCD TV displays, cars engines, cameras, and other technology which require rare-earth elements to function.

Most often these products are taken for granted and can be seen in bulk quantity in Dubai scrap yards. Although they are pivotal in the appliances we use every day.

Rare-earth elements also have a significant burden on the environment. Processing these metals are not only difficult but hazardous to the environment when its extract.  

Presently, the main roadblock to recycling rare-earth metals is the cost required to purify the mixtures obtained from consumer devices. 

Though scientists are still researching ways to recycle rare-earth metal, one way to approach is to reuse the old electronics and reduce the demand for the rare -earth metal.  

So, it is advisable is to invest appropriately in the products that contain rare-earth metals to protect the environment the environment. In times like these, metal recycling companies such as Lucky group that manages their facility to protect the environment and spread awareness about harmful impact on  human life.

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Why should we recycle electronics?

The whole world is now taking steps towards plastic recycling, so much that this has now become a buzzword. However, we are still quite resistant when it comes to recycling electronics items. We can find thousands of cars and household items being stashed, but can’t find that many electronic products in Dubai scrap yards. It is noteworthy that there are several metal recycling companies in Dubai, such as Lucky group, which can buy valuable metals derived from the process of electronics recycling.

We waste a lot of energy and resources to make a new electronic product. So, recycling of electronic items can save energy as well as valuable resources. It will also significantly reduce the carbon footprint that is associated with the manufacturing process of electronic items. Moreover, recycling these products will also effectively prevent electronic wastes to go into landfills.

There are some approved recycling companies in Dubai that can effectively extract the metals from electronic items. You can also obtain commercial value by selling these valuable metals to scrap metals trading companies. Besides the financial aspect of recycling, you can also make your significant contribution to a better tomorrow by taking part in electronic recycling.

Educate viewers about waste recycling through global media

According to some researchers, it is argued that humans tend to remember visuals seen on a screen rather than the words read in a text. Have you ever wondered why is the case? Because visual media helps retain concepts and ideas. Research suggests that people learn more easily when the information is presented in a visual form.

Educating waste recycling through media sources like movies or documentaries offers both intellectual and effective experiences to live sustainable life style.

From animated short movies to a film about waste landfills, there are many documentary films that will force anyone to watch about their waste and how to make better use of it.

Like Trashed, 2012, this film concludes by highlighting zero waste initiatives around the world as well as cities pushing for mandatory recycling and composting programs.

In order to live sustainable and waste free life style there are now several metal scrap companies in Dubai operating in the Dubai scrap trading sector, who will buy those metals for the purpose of reuse which we trash into landfills or at trash drums.

Through the recycling process, we get several other valuable metals, such as Aluminum and Copper that belong to non-ferrous metal categories. Companies that buy these valuable metals, besides the stainless steel scrap in Dubai, these metals also fetch more money than the ferrous metals as they are way costlier.

Also there are many other companies available that buy ferrous scrap in Dubai which are ranked in giving high quality services to their customers in improving the environment for better living quality life.

Friday, 3 January 2020

Household scrap metals

Do you know that many household items can be recycled?

Used beverage cans, used at homes, at work places, at universities and at events, which can be recycled rather than thrown away. 

Batteries from domestic items like mobile phones, remote control or torch put it in special bag due to hazardous contents can be dispose-off at recycling industries.

Aerosols or sprays are made from steel and aluminium also used in household for recyclable purpose. 

Insulated copper wire used in electrical wirings, big and small appliances and other electronic devices are yet another common scrap metals.

Stainless steel is mainly used in kitchen items makes recycling industry economically viable when it scraped properly.

Copper pipes and brass fittings found in your bathrooms and kitchen fittings at the time of renovation can be recycled by sending it to Metal scrap companies in Dubai.

Recycling rubber & its tyres both are vital for our environment and economy.  Rubber tube scrap Dubai is your source for collecting butyl rubber tube around the globe.

Aluminium clean foil for food items are easier to be recycled if it is properly sorted.

Perhaps, your old or unused car and its components like wheels, radiators are one of the common sources of scrap metals.

Tin cans which are made of tin-coated steel specially used in food packaging containers.

Recycling is the process of collecting of metal scrap from waste land and related industries and then diverting it to metal recycling industry.

Appliances like AC’s & other electrical motors will add additional revenue in your income by disposing off to recycling centers when it becomes scrap. 

Dubai scrap yards made it easier by providing best services to its customers in collecting domestic metals.

Iron or steel products such as furniture or decoration items and many other household items can easily be found around your house. 

Non-ferrous scrap metals and its recycling provide both environmental and economic benefits. 

Garbage and its proper sorting into different metals for recyclable purpose can add value to your business.