We Recycle: Aluminum - Appliances - Brass - Copper - Electronics - Steel - Wiring - And More!

What We Buy

People ask us all the time… what kind of scrap can I bring to you?

Well, there’s a large variety to the scrap we buy. We take all kinds of different of materials, in all different types of conditions, but let’s make this as easy as possible!

Keep in mind: we do buy some other stuff! However, if you don’t see your metal listed below, it’s best to give us a call and ask before hauling it up to the yard.

Below, we’ve outlined a list of most the products, materials and scrap we buy from clients, including ferrous and non-ferrous products.

Here’s Just Some of the Scrap We Buy:

Bare Bright Copper

Scrap We Buy

#1 Copper

#1 Copper 1

#2 Copper

#2 Copper 2

Sheet Copper

Sheet Copper 3

Insulated Copper Wire

Insulated Wire 3

All grades of Brass

All Grades of Brass 2

Auto Radiators

Auto Radiators 3

Copper Aluminum Coils

Copper Aluminum Coils 1

Aluminum Cans

Aluminum Cans 1

Aluminum Siding

Aluminum Siding 1

Extruded Aluminum

Extruded Aluminum 1

Cast Aluminum


Aluminum Wire

Aluminum Wire 3

Irony Aluminum


Aluminum Wheels

Aluminum Wheels 3

All types of Aluminum

Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel 1


We also buy the following types of scrap metal:

Cast Iron

Cast Iron 2

Brass Turnings

Brass Turnings 3


Compressor 1

Light Iron

Light Iron 2


Appliances 1

Structural Steel

Structural Steel 1

Unprepared Iron

Unprepared Iron 1

Prepared Iron

Prepared Iron 1


Rebar 1

Iron Turnings

Iron turnings

Auto Motors

Car Motor

Auto Transmissions


Electric Motors

Electric Motors 1

Catalytic Converters

Catalytic Converters 2

As we said… this isn’t a full list! It should be enough to get you started though! We encourage you to bring in a load of one of these items to Smith Iron and Metal, so you can see how easy the process really is! Smith Iron and Metal has been the preferred recycling yard of choice for over 75 years now, and once you “Get Weighed and Get Paid”, you’ll see why.

Got a different material that isn’t listed above? Interested in getting pricing on any of the metal, materials and scrap that we buy? Get in touch! You can call us at 804-271-1239, send us a message on Facebook, or contact us online! We look forward to speaking to you.

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