Recycle: Be Green. Get more green.

You can recycle aluminum cans, copper, brass, PVC fencing and PVC siding, aluminum siding, vinyl siding, scrap steel, electric motors, paper, cardboard, and more. We pay you to recycle! Just bring your materials to one of our three convenient recycling locations. We'll even tow and recycle your scrap car! Visit to learn more. Recycling is good for the environment—and good for you, too. We make it easy. Read More

How to Recycle

How to Recycle

Recycling is easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Bring your materials to a Metro Recycling location.
  2. Weigh your materials and drop them off in our designated area.
  3. Drive on to the cashier. We pay you to recycle!

Recycling Supports our Communities

Community Support

Metro Recycling is committed to our environmental stewardship in our communities in Northwest Indiana and Blue Island, Illinois. We offer recycling education programs to local schools and organizations. We support a sustainable environment through responsible recycling and scrap-theft prevention programs.

We Pay You
to Recycle

We Pay You to Recycle

You’ll be surprised what you can recycle. Maybe you collect cans, paper, and cardboard. Maybe you’re ready to toss an old motor, plumbing, siding, or other construction materials. Why trash when you can recycle? Check our list of what you can recycle, or call us for recycling details.

Three convenient recycling locations:
Blue Island

(708) 388-1551

13546 S. Western Ave.

Blue Island, IL 60406

Mon-Fri 7am-4:30pm

Sat 7:30am-12:00pm


(219) 922-1830

1501 E. Main St.

Griffith, IN 46319

Mon-Fri 7am-4:30pm

Sat 7am-1pm


(219) 465-1459

2155 W. Lincolnway

Valparaiso, IN 46385

Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

Sat 8am-1pm