Scrap Metal

Metal Recycling

Why is it important to recycle metal?

Recycling of metal is important because it helps save our natural resources, reduces pollution and keeps our landfills clean preserving our future for our children.

What kinds of metals do we accept?

We accept all metals. Below is a general list of what we accept for scrap metal recycling. If you are unsure our don't see your item on the list please feel free to contact us and we can further assist you. 

Appliances / Barbecues / Bicycles

Appliances

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  • Washer                      
  • Dryer
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher 
  • Humidifiers
  • Water cooler
  • Hot water tanks
  • Toaster oven
  • Wall oven
  • Convection oven
  • Convection microwave
  • Flat top grill
  • Deep fryer
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Dehumidifiers

Barbecues

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We accept all barbecues for scrap metal recycling

  • Stainless steel barbecues
  • Cast Aluminum barbecues
  • Tin barbecues
  • Charcoal barbecues
  • Electric barbecues
  • Portable barbecues

Bicycles

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  • Mountain bikes
  • Road bikes
  • Cycle-cross bikes
  • Fixed-gear bikes
  • Folding bikes
  • Hybrid bikes
  • Track bikes 
  • Commuting
  • BMX bikes
  • Trick bikes
  • Cruiser bikes
  • Tricycles
  • Kid bikes
  • 10 speed bikes
  • Stunt bikes

Are appliances worth much in scrap?

Yes and No. Appliances can be worth any wheres from $40 to $300 in parts or as working unit, on the other hand if scraped they're the lowest paying large quantity metals that pay between $1 to $10 stock market value depending. 

Lawnmowers / Lawn Tools / Lawn Chairs

Lawnmowers / Small Engine Machines

Lawnmower

We accept all metal mowers for scrap metal recycling

  • Cylinder mower
  • Push mower
  • Riding lawnmower
  • Electric mower
  • Cordless mower
  • Self propelled
  • Weed wacker
  • Snow Blower
  • Leaf Blower
  • Rotary mower

Lawn Maintenance Tools

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  • Shovels
  • Spade
  • Rakes
  • Dutch hoe
  • Garden fork
  • Lawn shears
  • Pruners
  • Trowel
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Lawn aerators
  • Leaf sweepers
  • Trenchers
  • Leaf blowers
  • Chainsaws
  • Mini-tractors 
  • Pick Axes
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Axe
  • Sickle
  • Scythe
  • Pitch fork
  • Cultivators
  • String trimmer
  • Irrigation sprinklers

Lawn Chairs & Benches

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  • Cast iron benches
  • Folding lawn chairs
  • Patio chairs
  • Patio furniture

(Some restrictions may apply)


Whats the most recycled metal in the world?

The world's most recycled metal is steel. 45% of our worlds steel production comes from recycled scrap steel.

Trampolines / Garden Accessories / Si

Trampolines

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(Please note we only accept the metal portion for scrap metal recycling)

Garden Accessories

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  • Metal flower pots
  • Metal Flower stands
  • Metal garden Decorations
  • Metal Watering Cans

Sinks

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We accept all metal sinks for metal recycling


  • Metal Kitchen Sink
  • Metal Bathroom sink
  • Metal Laundry sink


Is new steel stronger then steel found in scrap metal recycling?

Yes recycled steel is just as strong and durable as steel made from iron ore.

Swings / Umbrellas / Fire Pits

Swing Sets

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(Please note we do not accept the slide portion)

Umbrellas

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Most umbrellas accept


(Please note patio set umbrellas must have fabric removed) 

Fire Pits

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(Please note all fire pits must be metal to be accepted)


  • Chimenea
  • Truck rim
  • Dryer drum
  • Wood burning stove

Do you have to pay taxes on your collected scrap metal?

Yes everyone making income from collecting scrap metal are required to claim what they've made through out the year, although 95% of people recycling metal do not claim this income on their income tax yearly.

Batteries / Tools / Vehicles

Batteries

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We accept all batteries for scrap metal recycling

  • Vehicle batteries
  • Forklift batteries
  • Household batteries
  • Lap Top batteries
  • Lead Batteries
  • Nickel-Cadmium Batteries
  • Primary Lithium Batteries
  • Lithium-Ion Batteries
  • Alkaline Batteries

Tools

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We accept all types of tools for scrap metal recycling 

  • Ratchets
  • Pliers
  • Snips
  • Crimpers
  • Punches
  • Chisels
  • Taps & Dies
  • Allen wrenches
  • Hex keys
  • Files
  • Picks
  • Scrapers
  • Hammer
  • Wrenches
  • Sockets
  • Drills
  • All types of Saws
  • Tool Boxes
  • Jack
  • Car Ramps
  • Automotive Machines
  • Precision screwdrivers​ and extractors
  • Scroll saw
  • Sewing machine
  • Steel cut off saw
  • String trimmer
  • Table saw 
  • Jackhammer
  • Jointer
  • Jigsaw
  • Knitting machine
  • Lathe
  • Miter saw
  • Multi-tool
  • Nail gun (electric and battery as well as powder actuated)
  • Needlegun scaler
  • Pneumatic torque wrench
  • Powder-actuated tools
  • Power wrench
  • Pressure washer
  • Radial arm saw
  • Random orbital sander
  • Reciprocating saw
  • Air compressor
  • Rotary saw
  • Rotary tool
  • Sabre saw
  • Sander
  • Wall chase
  • Wood router 
  • Alligator shear
  • Angle grinder
  • Band saw
  • Belt sander
  • Biscuit joiner
  • Ceramic tile cutter
  • Chainsaw
  • Circular saw
  • Concrete saw
  • Cold saw
  • Crusher
  • Diamond blade
  • Diamond tool
  • Disc cutter
  • Disc sander
  • Drill
  • Floor sander
  • Food processor
  • Grinding machine
  • Heat gun
  • Hedge trimmer
  • Impact driver
  • Impact wrench
  • Iron
  • Thickness planer

Vehicles

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All vehicles accepted for scrap metal recycling

  • Car
  • Truck
  • SUV
  • Mini - Van
  • Metal Trailers
  • RV Camper
  • Motorcycle
  • Scooter
  • Transport trucks
  • Buses
  • Tow truck
  • Go - Kart
  • Jeep
  • ATV 
  • Dirt Bike
  • Some Campers


 (all garbage, interior wood, etc. has to be removed to 85% metal)

What is the worlds most rare metal?

The world's most rarest metals in the world  are rhodium and osmium. 

Plumbing / Automotive Parts / Chain Saws

Plumbing

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We accept all metal plumbing for scrap metal recycling

  • Cast Pipe
  • Gas pipe
  • Water Pipe
  • Faucet
  • Fittings
  • Brass pipe
  • Copper pipe
  • stainless steel pipe
  • Lead pipe

Automotive Parts

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We accept all metal vehicle parts for scrap metal recycling

  • Rotors
  • Axles
  • Heads
  • Piston & Valves
  • Calipers
  • Struts
  • Springs
  • Shocks
  • Alternator
  • Starter
  • A -arms
  • Control arms
  • Brake pads
  • Metal Gas tank (emptied) 
  • Rims
  • Muffler
  • Radiator
  • Chassis
  • Engine blocks
  • Water pump
  • Heater core
  • Steel rims
  • Aluminum rims
  • Hoods
  • Doors
  • Trunk lids
  • Frames
  • Drums

Chain Saws

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  • Gas powered
  • Electric powered

Is metal worth money?

Yes metal is worth money but it is part of the stock market, one in which rises and drops frequently. Ex. A washing machine is worth 5 $ in scrap value.

Kitchen Utensils / Pots & Pans / Lamps

Kitchen Utensils

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We accept all metal kitchenware or scrap metal recycling

  • Forks
  • Spoons
  • Knives
  • Scissors
  • Masher
  • Grater

Pots & Pans

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  • Stock pot
  • Fry pan
  • Skillet
  • Saute pan
  • Sauce pan
  • Braiser pan
  • Wok
  • Griddle pan
  • Grill pan
  • Dutch oven
  • Cast iron pan

Lamps / Fans

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 We accept all metal lamps and fans 

(some restrictions may apply)


  • Floor lamp
  • Table lamp
  • Desk lamp
  • Chandelier
  • Wall sconces
  • Ceiling lights
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Floor standing fans


Where can you find scrap metal?

Scrap metal can be found pretty much anywhere. Places like residential housing, commercial buildings, industrial buildings, schools, auto garages and much more. Scrap metal recycling in the London, Ontario area is no different than any other city across the world, we are all similar. 

Renovation Material / Shelving / Paint cans

Renovation Material

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  •  Chain link fence
  • Aluminum fence
  • Wrought Iron fence
  • Electric fence
  • Duct work
  • Steel stud
  • Gas line
  • Bx Cable
  • Ceiling grid
  • Air vents
  • Window frames (metal)
  • siding (metal)
  • Railings
  • Structural steel
  • Steel beams
  • Light fixtures


Aerosol Cans & Paint Cans

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  • Aerosol Cans
  • Metal Paint Cans (Emptied)

Rack & Shelving

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(Any type of racking that is metal)


  • Storage racks
  • Shelving
  • Caging

What is the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals?

In the scrap metal recycling industry ferrous metals are metals that are magnetic and less valuable than metals that are non-ferrous being non magnetic and more precious and valuable.

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Wires / Cords & Power Plugs

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  • Exstention cords
  • Booster cables
  • Internet wire
  • Power plugs
  • HDMI cables
  • A/V cables
  • Speaker wire
  • Spool of wiring
  • Copper wire
  • Silver wire
  • Gold wire
  • Aluminum wire
  • Steel wire
  • Brass wire
  • Information wiring
  • B/X cable
  • 14-2 wire
  • Muti-strained wire
  • Armored cable
  • AC adapters
  • DC adapters

Bed Frames & Bunk Beds

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(We accept only metal bed frames) 


  • Steel beds
  • Metal Bunk beds
  • Brass Headboards
  • Brass beds
  • Cots
  • Wrought Iron beds
  • Hospital beds

Workout Equipment & Sporting Goods

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General list of whats accepted for scrap metal recycling, (some items may not be listed)


  • Golf Clubs
  • Aluminum Baseball bats
  • Treadmills
  • Rowing machine
  • Elliptical machine
  • Exercise bikes
  • Exercise machines
  • Power Tower
  • Bowflex
  • Roman chair
  • Barbells
  • Bench press
  • Calf machine
  • Dumb bells
  • Dipping bars
  • Metal Weights
  • Plastic coated metal weights
  • Leg press machine
  • Squat press
  • Metal Soccer nets
  • Basketball nets (plastic base not accepted)
  • Hockey nets (plastic ones not accepted)
  • Climbing clips & Rachets
  • Aluminum Tennis rackets
  • Aluminum Badminton rackets