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Ferrous Scrap Metals

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Ferrous Scrap Metal Solutions in Ontario

Appliances (White Goods)


Includes household appliances such as washers, dryers, stoves/ranges (without ballasts), refrigerators, and freezers (with tags indicating refrigerants have been removed)

No.1 Steel

no1-steel recycling

Prepared pieces smaller than 60″x 24” over 1/4“ thick.

Dry Automobiles (Auto Bodies)

Dry automobiles

Vehicle is drained of all fluids and the tires/wheels have been removed.

No.2 Steel


No.2 Steel shall consist of clean iron & steel scrap with a minimum thickness of 1/8″, and a maximum size of 60″x18″ (charging box size) prepared in a manner to ensure compact charging.

Shreddable Steel

Shreddable Steel

Light sheet steel with a small amount of contamination. Includes household appliances, hot water heaters, steel mattress coils, 4 wheelers, riding lawn mowers, tin, steel siding, and roofing.

Auto Cast (rotors)

Auto cast iron recycling

Clean drums and rotors and must not contain steel parts including camshafts, valves, valve springs, and studs. Free of non-ferrous and non-metallic parts.

P/S 4 FT

long-iron recycling

Iron that is at least 1/4” thick and is longer than 3 ft. Includes cast iron, vehicle motors (engine blocks), and structural steel, such as I-beams.

Black Cast Iron


Includes black-coated kitchenware such as iron pots & pans, fireplace tools, and more.



Vehicle engines, small equipment motors, and more

White Cast Iron

Ferrous Metals

Hard, brittle compound. Known as a ‘chilled casting’.


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