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Scrap Metal Recycling

From helping you unload to providing bins on your site, our services are fast and convenient.

Scrap Metal Recycling

From helping you unload to providing bins on your site, our services are fast and convenient.

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Scrap Metal Recycling Center in Metro Vancouver, BC

North Star Metal Recycling Is the Leader in Metal Recycling

North Star Recycling, in Metro Vancouver, BC, is the area’s premier metal recycling facility. As a leader in the industry, we use impressive equipment to ensure your visit with us is quick, efficient, and straightforward. Our facility includes a 30-foot, 50,000 lb. digital truck scale, a 5,000 lb. digital platform scale, forklifts, and dump bins that make it easy for you to unload your materials. If you need assistance, our knowledgeable and experienced team available for all your scrap metal recycling needs. We are conveniently located between Powell Street and Franklin Street for easy pull-through access. Learn more about the services our metal recycling center provides.

We Purchase Recyclable Metals

As the leading scrap metal recycling center in the area, you won’t find a more reliable and trustworthy facility to purchase your used and unwanted scrap metal. Since 1950, we’ve been the leader in scrap metal purchasing. We accept anything from copper pipes to commercial stainless steel sinks, and our team has access to bins for larger quantities. Our pricing is based on a per-pound amount determined right in front of you using our digital scale for an accurate and consistent sale. Learn more about the scrap metal items that we purchase.

  • Appliances – We recycle metal household appliances such as washers, dryers, and stoves. Whether you’re a homeowner, contractor, or a junk removal specialist, we will purchase as few or as many as you bring in.
  • Demolition & Industrial Scrap Metal – Demolition projects create a lot of metal scraps, such as iron rods, steel beams, and other industrial scrap metal. Our digital scale delivers accurate pricing on all scrap metals.
  • Wiring – Copper wiring has a high electrical conductivity, which means it’s found in most of your household and commercial wiring. We recycle the copper wiring by stripping the insulation and creating copper ore.
  • Batteries – We recycle car batteries by crushing the battery and neutralizing the acid. If you’re unsure what to do with your old, used car battery, recycle it with us!
  • Radiators – Radiators are another part of automobiles that are frequently recycled at our facility. Even if the radiator no longer works, we will purchase it from you.
  • Ferrous Metals – We accept all of your loose iron and steel metal. Ferrous metals are revered for their incredible strength and are used for industrial purposes such as construction.
  • NonFerrous Metals – Non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, and tin are malleable and rust-resistant. They are used to create a wide variety of applications, such as wiring, electronics, and piping.

Our Metal Recycling Process

Our metal recycling center is more than just a business. We believe it helps improve the environment with reliable metal recycling services. Our recycling process starts with the scrap metal. Using precise, digital scales, we determine its total weight to the pound. Once the metal has been weighted, we begin sorting and processing it. Once the metal items have been processed, we can then strip, chop, or cut down the metal to its raw form. The metal is then smelted and poured into molds to be reused.

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What We Buy

We specialize in recycling non-ferrous metals including copper, brass, and zinc.

 
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What We Sell

Common items stocked include pipe, sheet metal, chain, steel flat bar and more.

 
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Metal Recycling Facts

We are proud to be involved in a process that limits the waste of precious resources.

 
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The Benefits of Our Metal Recycling Services

Now more than ever, it’s essential to think about how metal recycling can benefit not only you but the environment. At North Star Metal Recycling, we are confident in our ability to be a positive impact in the community through our metal recycling services. Learn more about how our metal recycling services can better the environment.

 

  • Reduces Mining Emissions – Ore mining operations require a great deal of energy resources. Not only that, mining contributes to groundwater contamination and physical disturbance of the By reusing and recycling existing metals, we can halt the need for dangerous mining operations and help prevent pollution.
  • Slow the Need for Landfills – When you choose to recycle your scrap metal, you’re not only getting paid for it, you’re preventing it from ending up in a landfill. Landfills aren’t just an eyesore. They are known to release harmful chemicals into water supplies and the air.
  • Creates an Industry – A study by the Scrap Metal Recycling Institute found that nearly half a million jobs have been created by the scrap metal recycling industry. These tangible economic benefits can be seen in communities across Metro Vancouver, BC.

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