The paper presents the current state of metal recycling. The types of metals subjected to the recycling process and the course of the process are described. Logistic, technological and economic aspects were taken into account. Current technologies of metal recycling and recovery as well as business opportunities in the content of sustainable development were characterized. Challenges for the metal recycling industry were presented. The process of car recycling in the context of opportunities for improvement was analyzed.Keywords: Metal recycling, recycling process, recycling plant, vehicle
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