The following lists are not exhaustive.


Please call us before you come by if you have any questions regarding an item.  740.387.9041

Ferrous Material

Any metal that would stick to a magnet.  For example:

  • Appliances

  • Automobiles / Trucks / RVs

  • Industrial scrap steel

  • Baling clips

  • Barn siding

  • Bathtubs

  • Busheling

  • Cast iron

  • Unprepared steel

  • Torching scrap

  • Heavy breakable cast

  • Machine shop turnings

  • Scrap machinery

  • Scrap construction and farm equipment

  • Sinks

  • Sheet metal

  • Structural steel

  • Roofing

  • Miscellaneous scrap

  • General yard clean up

You must prove ownership for the following ferrous materials:

  • Graveyard castings

  • Road signs

  • Railroad or utility company scrap

  • Municipality castings (e.g. man hole covers)

  • Shopping carts

  • Beer kegs

Proper documentation must be filled out for appliances with refrigerant removed.  We WILL accept air conditioning or refrigeration units containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFC's and HCFC's) for no fee.

Nonferrous Material

  • All grades of aluminum

  • Painted siding

  • Lawn chairs

  • All grades of copper

  • Aluminum & copper radiators

  • Auto & truck batteries (casings cannot be cracked or broken)

  • Copper & brass content scrap

  • Electric motors

  • Heater cores

  • Auto radiators

  • Scrap brass, plumbing, fixtures, faucets, and fittings

  • Scrap lead

  • Stainless steel

  • Transmissions

  • High-temperature alloys

  • Industrial non-ferrous scrap materials

  • Catalytic converters



  • Computer paper

  • White ledger

  • Newspaper

  • Speciality grades

  • Magazines

  • Catalogs


  • All corrugated


PETE or PET (soft drink bottles)

High-density polyethylene (HDPE).  Bottles and milk jugs.


  • Clear

  • Colored



  • Computers - towers and laptops

  • Keyboards

  • Scanners

  • Printers

  • Video games

Unacceptable Material

  • Free-flowing liquids (e.g. gas, oil, paint, propane, water, refrigerants, etc.)

  • Hazardous, toxic, or radioactive materials of any kind

  • PCB-containing materials (e.g. ballasts, capacitors, transformers)

  • Dirt, debris, or trash of any kind

  • Combustible or explosive materials

  • Closed or sealed containers (i.e. containers without a hole or opening) or cylinders

  • Asbestos of any kind

  • Ammunition or munitions scrap

  • Anything containing mercury

  • Beer kegs without proof of ownership

  • Burnt aluminum or copper wire (except from contractors or farmers, as dictated by state law)

  • Oxygen, acetylene, propane, and any other closed or sealed container - unless the valve is removed

  • Freon tanks

  • Unpunctured gasoline cans or automobile fuel tanks

  • Cans, drums, and containers with residual material(s)

  • Safes and vaults

  • Oil filters

  • Steel cable longer than 3 feet

  • Vinyl siding

  • Fiberglass

  • TV's, monitors, flat screens, console or project TV's

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC).  Food wrap, bottles for cooking oil, and plumbing pipe.

Low density polyethylene (LDPE).  Grocery bags and squeezable bottles.

Polypropylene.  Yogurt cups, medicine bottles, ketchup and syrup bottles.

Polystyrene.  Styroform and disposable plates and cups.

Generally means "everything else"