UK scrap metal industry's fuel costs triple under premature EV push - BMRA

The bulk of scrap metal recyclers in the United Kingdom have seen their fuel costs triple in less than two months since the sector was banned from using red diesel (RD) which costs only half of normal diesel, an industry body said.

The £7 billion ($8.84 billion) sector is still filtering through the impact of losing the entitlement to use RD, president of the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) Susie Burrage told Fastmarkets....

Published

Julian Luk

May 30, 2022

15:48 GMT

London