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​Metal Recyclers

Construction Recycling

The following metal recycling companies accept a variety of metal types. Contact one or more of them to find out what they accept and what services they may provide. 

You can also drop-off metals at the County's four full-service drop-off centers and at our Rozzelles Ferry Road  location - call 704-392-1063.

Aluminum cans can be delivered to selected drop-off centers. Details

In addition, many fire stations collect aluminum cans to benefit the Children's Burn Hospital. Contact your local fire station for more information.

Mr. Jin Dong
2128 Eastway Dr.,
Tel. 704-823-1198
Fax: 704-823-1199

Amity Metals
Sales Department
2915 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC

Atlantic Scrap & Processing
John Deshenes
419 Atando Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28206

Bruce's Iron and Metal, Inc.
Bruce Wofford
4604 S. York Rd.
Gastonia, NC 28052

CMC Steel South Ca​rolina​​​​​
310 New State Rd.
Cayce, SC, 29033
(803) 936-3700

Consolidated Alloys
Ross Gathings
2214 N. Graham Street
Charlotte, NC 28206

D. H. Griffin Companies
David H. Griffin Sr.
4700 Hilltop Road
Greensboro, NC 27407
704-331-9400 (Charlotte Office)

C & C Scrap Iron & Metal Inc.
Sales Department
157 Bethlehem Rd.
Kings Mountain, NC

Mike Torrence
2283 NC Hwy 49 North
P.O. Box 296
Harrisburg, NC 28075

Future Steel & Iron
Sales Department
Charlotte, NC

Heritage Environmental
Sales Department
4132 Pompano Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
(metals from hazardous material only)

Janco Recycling, Inc.
1801 N. Tryon Street, Suite B
Charlotte, NC 28206
Contact: Kenric Brooks
(980) 355-9233
This is a FREE recycling service. Our company provides collection services for aluminum, glass and plastic beverage containers. Janco Recycling Inc. will provide and deliver the collection containers. Also, Janco Recycling, Inc. will work with you to establish a convenient collection pickup schedule. You are only responsible for collection container maintenance and placement. Again, there is no charge for this service. Contact us for a FREE consultation.

Junk Rescue Company, LLC
P.O. Box 790042
Charlotte, NC 28206
Office: (800) 586-5911 or 1-800-JUNK-911
(A sustainable, removal and recycling company that services both residential and commercial properties throughout Charlotte and the surrounding areas. We are innovative, environmental stewards, striving to reduce the amount of waste going to our overflowing landfills.)

L. Gordon Iron & Metal Co
Louis Gordon
1300 Salisbury Rd
Statesville, NC 28687

Mars Recycling & Shredding, Inc
Marvin Stallworth
P.O. Box 561121
Charlotte, NC 28256

1200-B Tarheel Road
Charlotte, NC 28208
phone 704-398-9895
fax 704-398-9824
Scott Currie
cell 704-488-3257
Scarlett B. Rhodes
cell 336-669-1120
(desk bins to tractor trailers)

Metal Recycling Services
Sales Department
1306 Coakley Street
Monroe, NC 28110

Morris Scrap Metal
Sales Department
2045 Shelby Rd
Shelby, NC

Pace Metal Recycling & Waste Hauling Inc
Bob Lambert
1789 Stanley Hwy
Mount Holly, NC 28120

Queens City Metal Recycling and Salvage LLC
Michelle Coffino
2800 N. Tryon Str.,
Charlotte, NC 28206
Tel. 704-332-9752

Rubbish Works
4141 Sharon Commons Lane
Charlotte, NC
Contact: Marty Scannell
Telephone: 704-464-3790
Recycling services for both Residential and Commercial customers. Our firm will remove all Paper, Metal, Plastic, Carpeting & Padding, Glass, Mattresses, Wooden Crates, Yard Waste, Textile & Clothing and Construction & Demolition Waste and thoroughly clean in area(s) specified by the customer. Items collected are segregated for donation to local Charlotte non-profit organizations, delivered to an appropriate licensed recycling facility or delivered to a licensed landfill or drop-station.
Jobs are scheduled in (2) hour windows with free on-site estimates available before proceeding with any pickups. Business hours are from 8:00 am thru 6:00 pm, Monday thru Saturday. Jobs are estimated by truck load size with surcharges for heavy loads (dirt, sod, concrete, etc.) or jobs that require additional labor.

Smith Metal & Iron Co
Sales Department
101 Glenn Hope
Rock Hill, SC

Southern Metals Co., Inc.
Robert Helbein
2200 Donald Ross Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28208

Southern Resources
3826 Raleigh Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
Contact: Elisa Waldman
Main Office: 704-749-6531
Direct: 704-342-1696 ext. 1104

Stateline Scrap Metal
Brett Busha
5401 York Hwy
Gastonia, NC 28052

United Scrap
Buddy Fisher
3600 Primrose Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28266

International Paper
Shannon Anderson
201 East 28th Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
704-334-5222 ext. 1132
(Aluminum cans only)

Wise Metal Recycling
4933 Brookshire Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28216
Contact: John Stewart
Main Office: 704-376-6129
Direct: 704-502-5199
Fax: 704-394-7155

Steel Drum Recyclers:

Industrial Container Services
Jim Cooper
3212 Campus Ridge Rd.
Matthews, NC 28106
P.O. Box 1217

Industrial Container Services
Dan Bartley
2900 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-392-5386 ext. 3

McManus & Son Drum Co.
Tom Lewis
5631 Racine Ave
Charlotte, NC 28269

Tallent Drum Co
Sales Department
1129 Lowell Spencer Mountain Rd
Lowell, NC 28098
P.O. Box 675

West Drum Company
Mary E. West
6949 Goldhill Rd
Concord, NC 28025

Winston Container Co, Inc.
Sales Department
1 Winston Container Rd
Charlotte, NC

Vehicle Donations

American Cancer Society
Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Rescue Mission
901 W. 1st Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Goodwill Industries
2122 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28266

Kidney Foundation
5950 Fairview Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28210

Salvation Army
501 Archdale Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Volunteers of America
246 Stoneridge Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
(In any condition)

Pickett Up Recycling
Jill R. Pickett
William Pickett
Service Number: 704-759-1400
Cell Phone: 704-962-9233
Materials Collected: paper, cardboard, glass, plastic & aluminum containers
* Single-Stream Recycling is acceptable. All items listed may be placed into one container. They do not need to be segregated.
(96-Gallon Roll-Carts made from 100% recycled plastic)

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Office Location:

2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208


Hours: Disposal Site Hours Mon-Sat 7 a.m - 4 p.m.


General Inquiries
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