ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:
  • #1, #2 Heavy Melting Steel
  • #1, #2 Bundles
  • Cast Steel
  • Cast Iron
  • Plate and Structural Steel
  • Car/Truck Bodies, Whole or Parts
  • Tin/Appliances
  • Steel Cans and Drums
  • Industrial Clippings
  • Electric motors
  • Lead
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Alumnium
  • Stainless
  • Wire
  • Ballasts (marked no PCB's)
  • Car batteries
  • Aluminium siding 

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

In order to comply with Federal, State and Local Safety and Environmental Laws and/or regulations, the following items will not be accepted at our facility without prior inspection and approval:

  • Product containing printed circuit boards or other electronic scrap
    Electronic scrap can be recycled at Sims: 1600 Harvester Road
    West Chicago IL 60185 (630) 231 6060
  • Asbestos or asbestos containing materials such as pipe or I-Beam insulation
  • Gasoline tanks, oil filters of engine blocks unless the oil is drained..
  • Tanks, vessels and containers of all sizes unless they are certified to be clean.
  • Water reactive metals such as sodium, potassium, and lithium.
  • Military scrap of any kind unless it is inspected and approved in advance.
  • Railroad scrap unless accompanied by the appropriate ownership documentation.
  • Live ammunition or explosive materials.
  • Radioactive materials or containers.
  • Products containing mercury, including mercury switches.
  • Compressed gas cylinders
  • Propane grill cylinders.
  • Acetelyene tanks
  • Oils, other petroleum products and petroleum by-products.
  • Any other hazardous materials, hazardous wastes, or universal waste.
  • Contaminated steel turnings.  (Light cutting oil from the machining process OK)
  • Street signs, storm and sewer covers and grates

We are located at 651 W. Washington, West Chicago, IL 60185
CALL US AT 630-410-1970 or 630-231-JUNK