Recycle: Be Green. Get more green.

We pay you to recycle! Bring us materials like aluminum cans, copper, brass, PVC fencing and PVC siding, aluminum siding, vinyl siding, scrap steel, electric motors, paper, cardboard, and more. Just stop by one of our three convenient locations. We'll even tow 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. Get paid!

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

Three convenient recycling locations: