The list displayed here provides a general description of some of the scrap metal items and alloys which we commonly purchase from our customers. If you would like more detailed descriptions, click on any of the links below. For general enquiries or further information about these or other items, please contact us directly by phone at 905-612-1288 or e-mail us at info(at)peelscrapmetalrecycling.com
Click on any of the links below for more detailed information:
Copper | Aluminum | Brass | Insulated Wire | End-of-Life Electronics
Stainless Steel • Nickel Alloys • Nickel • Carbide • Titanium
Steel • Cast Iron • Auto Cast
Lead • Lead Acid Batteries • Electric Motors • Transformers • Ballasts • Radiators
Items We Accept With Conditions
Although this list is not a comprehensive one, it provides some guidelines to frequently asked questions regarding certain items we accept with conditions. If you have an item that does not appear on this list, our staff are available to answer your questions and to discuss any concerns you might have.
BALLASTS AND CAPACITORS
If labeled ‘No PCBs’ or if documentation supports acceptable levels.
Lead or gel acid batteries including automobile batteries stationary batteries and steel clad forklift batteries.
BARRELS AND DRUMS
Must be clean and dry, bear no hazardous warning labels, contain no residue and tops must be removed for inspection.
CYLINDERS FOR COMPRESSED OR LIQUEFIED GASES, TANKS
Valves must be removed and cylinders and tanks cut in half.
Ballasts, capacitors & bulbs must be removed.
SCRAP CONTAINING ASBESTOS
Asbestos must be removed in compliance with applicable regulations.
SCRAP CONTAINING FLUIDS
Fluids, including cutting oils, fuels, coolants, antifreeze, hydraulic oils and solvents, should be drained prior to delivery.
SHELLS AND MUNITIONS
Must be separated from other material and fully spent.
Must be either dry or drained and properly documented.
Items We Don’t Accept
The reason some items are not accepted is that we are not set up to handle them in a safe and responsible manner. We can assist in referring you to facilities which can properly handle those items we do not accept.
Including instruments, switches and measuring devices that contain mercury.
HAZARDOUS OR TOXIC WASTE
As defined by federal, provincial or municipal laws.
SCRAP CONTAINING NON-METALLIC
RECYCLABLES OR EXCESSIVE TRASH
NON-LEAD ACID BATTERIES