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.
  • 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. (i.e. x-ray machines)
  • Products containing mercury, including mercury switches.
  • Acetelyene tanks.
  • Turnings.
  • 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 accepted only with proper documentation.

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