Scrap Metal Recycling FAQs & Answers

If you’ve never visited a scrap metal recycling facility or sold scrap metal before, you probably have some questions about how the process works. Luckily, our team at Allied Recycling Center is here to help answer any questions that you may have! In this article, we’ll provide answers to some of the questions we’re most commonly asked about scrap metal recycling! If you have any additional questions that we don’t cover here or are ready to start selling scrap metal in the Southeastern Massachusetts region, contact Allied Recycling Center today!

What Kinds of Metals Do You Accept? 

Here at Allied Recycling Center, we buy virtually every type of scrap metal, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals, junk vehicles, equipment, appliances, and much more. Visit our web pages on the types of metals we buy to learn more! If you have any questions about selling a specific type of metal, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

How Is the Value of My Scrap Metal Determined? 

The price we’ll pay you for your scrap metal is determined by several factors, including supply & demand, current market conditions, international politics, fuel prices, and much more. The price for different metals is constantly fluctuating, so what we pay for a certain type of metal today may be higher or lower than the price we offer tomorrow. If you’re curious about what your scrap metal is worth, visit our pages on the types of metals we buy or contact us today!

What If I Have More Metal Than I Can Transport to Your Facility?

If you have more scrap metal than you can load into your vehicle, you’re in luck when you work with Allied Recycling Center! For residents and business owners that have access to a large amount of scrap metal, we offer roll-off dumpster rentals! We offer rental dumpsters in several different sizes, ranging from 15 to 70 yards, so you’re sure to get the dumpster that’s right for your operation. Contact our team today to learn more about our dumpster rental service!

Where Can I Find Scrap Metal? 

Scrap metal can be sourced from a variety of everyday locations. Home renovation projects can yield a significant amount of scrap metal, particularly in kitchens and bathrooms. Additionally, discarded electronics, aluminum soda cans, and old gutters can be sold as scrap. These are just a few examples of the many potential sources of scrap metal that can be sold to a recycling facility.

What Are the Environmental Benefits of Scrap Metal Recycling?

Scrap metal recycling, which is the process of collecting, melting, and repurposing metal for new products, is beneficial to the environment for many reasons. Scrap metal recycling reduces the need for raw materials, saves energy, reduces pollution, and more. Click here to learn more from our blog!

Can I Sell My Car to A Scrap Metal Recycling Facility? 

While we can’t speak for all scrap metal recycling facilities, we know that here at Allied Recycling Center, we purchase cars and other types of junk vehicles from residents and businesses in Southeastern Massachusetts! We make it as easy as possible to sell your junk vehicle: simply contact us to let us know some basic information about the vehicle, then we’ll give you a quote on what we can pay you for it. If you accept our offer, we’ll come pick up the vehicle and pay you for it as soon as possible! Click here to learn more about our junk vehicle pickup service!

Contact Allied Recycling Center!

If you have any questions about scrap metal recycling or are looking to sell scrap metal in Southeastern Massachusetts, please don’t hesitate to contact us! Located in Walpole, MA, we offer scrap metal purchasing, junk car pickups, dumpster rentals, and various other services to residents and businesses in the region! Give us a call at (508) 668-8699 or fill out the contact form on our website, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible!