Items We Accept

All material must be inspected by an IR employee for determination.

MATERIAL CONDITIONS
AC COILS
AEROSOL CANS Empty and punctured or crushed
ALLOYS
ALTERNATORS
APPLIANCES
(air conditioners, commercial coolers, dehumidifiers, dishwashers, dryers, freezers, furnaces, kitchen ranges, microwaves, refrigerators, thermostats, trash compactors, vending machines, washing machine, water heaters, etc.)
Accepted if certified free of refrigerants or charges may apply. Must also be free of PCB-containing small capacitors and ballasts, and mercury-containing components (bulbs, switches).
No sodium chromate, ammonia, or asbestos containing appliances.
AUTO CAST
(brake drums, rotors)
BALLASTS If labeled “No PCBs”
BAR STOCK
BARRELS, DRUMS AND OTHER
CONTAINERS
Empty, open to allow inspection.  Large tanks must be cut in half or a 3’ x 3’ hole (small tanks may have a minimum of 4” x 4” hole) cut into the side of the tank, valves removed and depressurized.Must bear no hazard or warning labels or placards that are not covered with a “Certified Clean” or equivalent decal, and containing no non-metal residual materials or fluids.Any unprepared tanks found in loads of scrap will result in a decommission charge ranging from $50-$500 each.
BATTERIES, LEAD-ACID ONLY
(car, tractor, boat)
No “universal waste” batteries (example: NIMH, NiCd, lithium or Absolyte).
BRASS
(red, yellow, breakage, EDM wire, Ampco, magnetic, borings)
BRONZE
CANS
(aluminum, animal food, beer, soda, soup)
No paper labels.  Soup cans must be separate from other cans.
CAPACITORS If labeled “No PCBs”, we may accept if attached to a household appliance.  Charges may apply.
CARBIDE
CARDBOARD No payout for this material.  Charges may apply.
CAST IRON
(bathtub, sink)
CATALYTIC CONVERTER
CLIPS (black, mixed)
COMPRESSED/LIQUEFIED GAS CYLINDERS AND VESSELS
(acetylene, argon, fire extinguishers, oxygen, propane, refrigerants, etc)
Depressurized, valves removed and rendered unusable by either cutting in half or a hole of at least 4” x 4” in the side of the tank for inspection.Any unprepared tanks found in loads of scrap will result in a decommission charge ranging from $50-$500 each.
COPPER
(bare bright, #1, #2, lite copper, gutters, sheet copper, I.C.W, insulated, light strands, red line, turnings, piping)
DIE CAST
ELECTRONIC SCRAP
(circuit boards, computers, copy machines, keyboards, printers, radios, VCRs, etc.)
Charges may apply.
EXTRUSION
FOUNDRY SCRAP
FRAMES
(door, screen door, window)
Metal only.
GAUGES AND MEASURING DEVICES Documentation that they are free of radioactive sources.
GRAVE MARKERS Must have documentation from authorized supplier.
HEAVY MELT
HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT Drained of free-flowing fluids.
I-BEAMS
IRON
LEAD
LIGHTING FIXTURES Free of capacitors or ballasts.  (See CAPACITORS and BALLISTS sections)
LITHO
MACHINE CAST
MAGNESIUM
MILITARY AND GOVERNMENT SCRAP Certified that items are free of explosive, radioactive and hazardous materials.
MILL SCRAP
MOTORS  (electric)
NICKEL
PAINT CANS Dry, open and empty.
PEWTER
POWDERED METALS Must be properly contained.
PUMPS
(sump, well, etc.)
Drained of free-flowing and free of mercury-containing devices.
RADIATORS
REBAR Must be clean of all concrete material.
REFRIGERANT-CONTAINING SCRAP
(air conditioners (vehicle, window, terminal), dehumidifiers, heat pumps, refrigerators, water coolers, etc.)
Certification upon delivery or prior to shipment that refrigerant has been removed or leaked prior to shipment.Charges will apply.
SCRAP CONTAINING FLUIDS All fluids to be drained prior to delivery/pick up. See specific category.
SEWER CAST Cleaned and flushed.  No non-metallic attachments or residue.
SHEET IRON/WHITE GOODS
(appliances, thin metal)
See APPLIANCES section.
SHELLS, AMMUNITIONS
(Brass only)
Separate from other material and discharged/spent.  No aluminum shells or casings.
SHELVING
SIDING
(aluminum)
Free of all non-aluminum attachments or deductions will apply.
SNOW BLOWER/SNOW THROWER
SOLIDS
STAINLESS STEEL Must be graded.
STARTERS
STOVE CAST
STRUCTURAL
TANKS, ABOVEGROUND AND UNDERGROUND STORAGE
(fixed, mobile, portable)
A minimum of 3’ hole cut into the side of the tank and thoroughly cleaned of liquids, gases and odors.
TIN
TOOL STEEL Must be graded.
TRACTORS (farm, garden, lawn) Deduction for tires may apply.
TRANSFORMERS Drained of all fluids.
TRANSMISSIONS Drained of all fluids.
TURNINGS Drained of all fluids.
USED OIL FILTERS Accepted if drained of free-flowing oil, punctured and contained at the time of delivery.
VEHICLES
(all automobiles, bicycle, boat, car, junk vehicle, truck, running vehicle)
Free of mercury switches, batteries, refrigerants, antifreeze, fuel, and oils. Refrigerant recovery certification required from supplier.Will be accepted “AS IS” if uncrushed, although deductions will apply.Deduction for tires.
WHEEL WEIGHTS
WIRE/CABLE
(insulated, non-insulated)
Free of asbestos and/or PCBs
X-RAY FILM
ZINC

 And so much more!  Contact us if you don’t see your material on the list.

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