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Updated: Oct 23, 2019

Posted on October 09, 2018

Recycling Dumpster

Why do you need a recycling dumpster for demolition?

Demolition costs can really add up. Did you know the average cost of a tear down is almost $15,000? Rent a recycling dumpster for your home or business to recoup some those demolition costs. Don’t throw cash in the trash!

What materials can you recycle?

Metro Recycling recycles ferrous metals such as steel and non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, aluminum alloys, copper, brass, and lead. For example, stainless kitchen equipment, old pipes, copper wires, clean sheet steel such as shelving, and aluminum siding are all recyclable materials. Not sure if you have the right materials? Explore What to Recycle to learn more.

Don’t mix your dumpster materials

Metro Recycling doesn’t offer co-mingle dumpsters, dumpsters where multiple types of recycling materials are mixed together. However, we will extract large items (like appliances) from your dumpster. We’ll weigh the large items and pay you accordingly. Then, you’re ready to process the rest of your single material dumpster and get money for your metal.

Go Green, Get Green!

Demolition and construction recycling contributes 28,000 jobs each year and keeps 583 tons of metal/materials out of landfills. Metro Recycling has three decades of experience and knowledge, which allows us to provide you with a straight-forward dumpster rental experience. Renting a recycling dumpster for ferrous and nonferrous metals for your demolition project is easy!

  1. Call us at 1-855-97-SCRAP

  2. Make an appointment for dumpster delivery

  3. Metro Recycling drops off your recycling dumpster

  4. Fill ‘er up!

Just call when you’re ready to return your full dumpster and we pay you to recycle!  Rent a dumpster from any one of our three convenient locations: Blue Island, Griffith, or Valparaiso.

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Dec 11, 2021

Dumpster rental or car junk removal companies do both recycling as well as clean up the scrap from your home.

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