Scrap Metal

Eastern

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Residents and businesses throughout the province can recycle scrap metal through drop-off sites, collection programs or metal recyclers.

There are two types of scrap metals:

  • Ferrous metals such as steel and cast iron
  • Non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, stainless steel, lead, copper, brass and zinc

City of Mount Pearl

The City of Mount Pearl provides collection and disposal services for household garbage as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers and paper and cardboard. They also offer seasonal bulk waste collection services (May to October) for the disposal/recycling of bulk items including scrap metal, furniture, yard waste and electronic waste.

Location: Servicing the City of Mount Pearl
Phone: (709) 748-1016
Email: publicworks@mountpearl.ca
Web: www.mountpearl.ca

Eastern Waste Management

Eastern Waste Management provides collection and disposal services for garbage, bulk waste and yard waste as well as collection and recycling services for mixed containers, paper and cardboard and scrap metal.

Location: Servicing communities in Eastern Newfoundland (excludes most metro municipalities that provide this service to their residents).
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Eastern Newfoundland

Municipalities and local service districts provide a range of waste collection, disposal and recycling services for residents and businesses.

Phone: Click here to find municipality and local service district contact information.

Bay Bulls Waste Recovery Facility

Eastern Waste Management operates eight Waste Recovery Facilities in the eastern waste management region, providing residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted at public drop-off sites include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Winnonish Rd. (off Route 10) at the entrance of the Town of Bay Bulls (heading south)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Cavendish Waste Recovery Facility

Eastern Waste Management operates eight Waste Recovery Facilities in the eastern waste management region, providing residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted at public drop-off sites include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 80, between Cavendish and Heart’s Delight-Islington (1 km from Cavendish and 1.7 km from Heart’s Delight-Islington)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Clarenville Waste Transfer Station

The Waste Transfer Station (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted at public drop-off sites include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Trans-Canada Hwy, Clarenville, NL A5A 0A5
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: easternwaste.ca

Harbour Grace Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Incinerator Rd. (off Route 70) in the Town of Harbour Grace at the intersection of Routes 70 and 75
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Old Perlican Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 80, between Sibley`s Cove and Old Perlican (2.8 km south of Old Perlican)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Placentia Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 102, Fox Harbour Rd. (4 km from Route 100 and 5.8 km from Fox Harbour)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Renews-Cappahayden Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 10, between Renews and Cappahayden (2.4 km from Renews)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Residential Drop-Off – Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility

The Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility provides residents in the eastern waste management region with free disposal services at the Residential Drop-Off site. Items accepted include: bulk waste, beverage containers (excludes glass), mixed containers, paper, cardboard, electronics, garbage, household hazardous waste (HHW), paint, oil, yard waste scrap metal and MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires).

Location: 340 East White Hills Road, St. John’s
Phone: 311
Web: www.robinhoodbay.ca

St. Joseph’s Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 94, between St. Joseph’s and O’Donnell’s (1 km outside St. Joseph’s heading south)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Sunnyside Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Route 1 (TCH), (4.5 km north off the ramp to Sunnyside)
Phone: 709-579-7960
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

Town of Torbay – Scrap Metal Drop-Off

The Town of Torbay provides a recycling container (from April to October) for collecting scrap metal from local residents. Larger items can be placed near the container, for loading by town crews at a later time.

Location: Town Depot, Holy Trinity Lane, Torbay
Phone: 709-437-6532
Email: info@torbay.ca
Web: www.torbay.ca

Whitbourne Waste Recovery Facility

The Waste Recovery Facility (operated by Eastern Waste Management) provides residents with access to public drop-off sites for materials that cannot be disposed of through curbside collection programs. Items accepted include construction and demolition waste, scrap metal, electronics, MMSB program tires (highway, passenger, light truck and motorcycle tires), ATV tires, furniture, propane tanks and oil tanks (drained and cleaned).

Location: Old Brigus Road in Whitbourne
Phone: (709) 759-2780
Email: info@easternwaste.ca
Web: www.easternwaste.ca

AIM Recycling

AIM Recycling (formerly NLL Recycling) provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal and vehicles.

Location: Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility, 340 East White Hills Road, St. John's / 68 Whitmore Drive, Grand Falls - Windsor; Province-wide service
Phone: 709-726-1777 (St. John's) / 1-866-489-1170 (Grand Falls - Windsor)
Email: jess@nllrecycling.com
Web: www.aim-recycling.com

Argentia Metal Recycling

Metal Recycling business buys scrap metal including copper, brass, aluminum, stainless steel, lead, batteries, converters, etc.

Location: Servicing Eastern, Central, Burin Peninsula and Discovery Regions.
Phone: 709-227-2066/709-691-0708
Email: dmaher@argentiametal.com
Web: Argentia Metal Recycling Facebook Page

Atlantic Recycling

Atlantic Recycling provides a drop-off service for various types of scrap metal. Bulk collections available, call for details.

Location: 1151 Topsail Road, Mt. Pearl
Phone: 709-745-7572

Dominion Recycling

Dominion Recycling provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal as well as automotive and industrial batteries.

Location: 377 Empire Ave., St. John’s; Province-wide service
Phone: 709-753-6158/753-8834
Email: info@dominionrecycling.ca
Web: www.dominionrecycling.ca

Maritime Recycling Ltd.

Maritime Recycling Ltd. provides a drop-off location for various types of scrap metal and vehicle batteries.

Location: Southside Rd., St. John’s; Servicing the St. John's area
Phone: 709-753-1505

Newco Metal and Auto Recycling

Newco Metal and Auto Recycling provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal and vehicles.

Location: 50 Robin Hood Bay Rd.; Province-wide service
Phone: 709-753-3070 / 1-877-753-3070
Email: ddrew@newcometal.com
Web: www.newcometal.com

Newfoundland Recycling Ltd.

Newfoundland Recycling Ltd. provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal and vehicles.

Location: 390 Incinerator Rd., Long Pond; Servicing CBS, St. John's and surrounding areas
Phone: 709-834-2064
Email: info@newfoundlandrecycling.ca
Web: www.newfoundlandrecycling.ca

Yellow Pages Listing – Metal Recyclers

Additional metal recycling services may be available in your region.

Location: Locations throughout the province
Web: View a listing of Metal Recycling service providers in the Yellow Pages.

Think About It

Many scrap metal recyclers pay money for recyclable metals.