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Frequently Asked Questions​ about Scrap Metals Recycling

A recycling yard can be a confusing place. What can I recycle? What is the process? What do I do if I’ve had metal stolen from me? The FAQ below can help answer your most common questions. Can’t find the answer to you your question? Feel free to give us a call or fill out our contact us form and we would be happy to help!
Metro Group, Inc Metro Recyclers Ogden
3150 W. 900 S. Salt Lake City, UT 84104 555 W. 12th Street Ogden, UT 84404
Mon – Fri | 8 am – 5 pm Mon – Fri | 8 am – 5 pm

Even though we are not open Saturdays, these local recyclers are and would be happy to help you.

Wasatch Metal Recycling  |

Redwood Recycling |

  • Generally speaking, if it is mostly made of metal. We will take it!

  • Aluminum

  • Copper

  • Brass

  • Steel/Iron

  • Stainless Steel

  • Insulated Copper Wire

  • Lead Acid Batteries

  • High Temp Alloys

  • Cars (must have a dismantler’s permit. will accept scrap cars with just the title)

  • Appliances (fridges must have freon removed, will accept any fridges for a $20 cash fee)

  • Aluminum Cans

  • Wheels

  • Christmas Lights

Barb WireRefrigerators w/FreonRadioactive material
Razor WirePropane Tanks (sealed cylinders)Chemical/Hazardous waste
Alkaline BatteriesUnits containing OilRubber
MicrowavesUnits containing FreonGlass
Recycling with the Metro Group is simple. Bring your materials to either location. For small loads, pull directly up to the loading dock and our friendly support staff will weigh your materials and give you a payment ticket. For large loads pull onto the scale located adjacent to the office. After your weight has been recorded you will be instructed where to take your material. Take your purchase ticket back to the office and they will pay you.

We do offer a container service for clients that are working on clean-up projects and for those that produce a significant amount of material on a frequent basis. To get more information about what options are available, visit the Containers section of our commercial page. Feel free to contact us for additional information or to book containers.

To accept catalytic converters, you will need a United States ID as well as proof of ownership for the catalytic converter (such as the title of the vehicle it came off of or a repair receipt showing where it was removed). Without proof of ownership, we cannot purchase a catalytic converter.

We cannot accept catalytic converters after 4 PM.

Metro Group, Inc Metro Recyclers Ogden
801-328-2051 801-752-0991
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Unfortunately we do not resell any items, including car parts, that have been brought in by other patrons.

Metro Group Inc. can help you clean your farm or warehouse (only for large cleanups with multiple tons of material). Our On-Site Cleanup professionals can come in, clean up your site and haul the metal away for you.  Leaving you more time to get your work done.  We typically pay for the metals we pick-up/haul off. Pricing depends on tonnage, preparations need to remove from the site, freight, non-metallic attachments and labor costs. Visit Our On-Site Cleanups Page >>

Recycling has many benefits. It is a great way to secure the availability of our natural resources for future generations. Recycling also provides cleaner air and water by safely removing potentially hazardous materials and keeping them out of our landfills. By bringing your materials to Metro Group, you get money back in your own wallet instead of having to pay landfill fees.
The material that we receive is shipped to local, national, and international mills. The materials are melted down and then used to create new products.

First, alert the proper authorities. Every Metro Group customer is required to show photo i.d. and a valid phone number in order for us to purchase material. In case of a reported theft, this information is turned over to authorities as evidence. The sooner we know about it the better chance we have of catching it if it is brought to us. Contact us with a description of the material.