Our industry attracts practically-minded people. We have a high proportion of family-owned businesses; it's common to have two or three generations who have worked in the same business.
Julian O'Connell of member company General Metal Recyclers in Lower Hutt is one example of a life-long career in metals recycling:
Interested in working in the metals recycling industry? MITO offers NZQA-recognised qualifications in Resource Recovery.
Careers New Zealand also offers some introductory information about the career of a Recycler/Dismantler.