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Acceptable Materials List

Acceptable Materials List

Marietta Reycling Corp accepts all types of metal scrap. The following list includes but is not limited to  the materials that we recycle.

Steel
(ferrous)

Copper, Brass, Aluminum
(non-ferrous)

Unacceptable
Materials

Steel
(ferrous)

large cubes of steel
  • Plate Steel
  • I-Beams
  • Angle Iron
  • Machinery
  • Automobiles
  • Car Rims
  • Refrigerators
  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Tubing
  • Valves
  • Pipe
  • Cast Iron
  • Siding or Sheet
  • Old Tools
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Gym & Sports Equipment
  • And Many More!

Aluminum, Brass, Copper 
(non-ferrous)

cords of copper piled in a storage container
  • Aluminum
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Stainless Steel
  • Soft Lead
  • Window Frames
  • Electric Motors
  • Air Conditioning Coils*
  • Brass Auto Radiators
  • Air Conditioning Coils
  • Alternators
  • Starters
  • Batteries
  • Aluminum Turnings
  • Nickel Alloys
  • Titanium
  • Tungsten Carbide
  • Painted Aluminum
  • Non-PCB Light Ballasts
  • And Much More!

Unacceptable Materials

55 gallon containers piled together
  • Asbestos
  • Oil
  • Capacitors
  • Light Ballasts Containing PCB
  • Drums & Barrels (Unless they are dry)
  • Radioactive Items
  • Closed or Sealed Vessels
  • Propane Tanks
  • Non-Metallic Items
  • Freon Bearing Items
  • Magnesium
  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Street Signs
  • Gas Tanks (Unless it is drained & brought in on a vehicle)
  • CRT Computer Monitors
  • TVs
  • Beer Kegs
  • Microwaves

Items are subject to inspection before recycling and may be refused for any reason.

There are also some items that we may not accept because it may be dangerous to process. Marietta Recycling enforces the items that are included in the unacceptable category.

If you have any doubt whether we will accept a particular item please contact customer service.

*In order to recycle air conditioning coils, you must comply with Georgia law.
Please refer to the
FAQ Page for more info.