City Scrap & Salvage provides a variety of scrap metal services, including buying and recycling the following items:

Ferrous Materials

  • Steel screws, nails and other hardware
  • Steel doors
  • Auto cast
  • Appliances like refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners (compressor must be removed)
  • Motors
  • Household appliances (dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, stoves, etc.)
  • Cast iron
  • Sheet iron (clean and unclean)
  • Batteries (Lead-acid)

Non-Ferrous Materials

  • Aluminum and aluminum cans
  • Aluminum wheels
  • Copper
  • Insulated wire
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Radiators (aluminum, aluminum/copper and car radiators)
  • Stainless steel
  • Lead
  • Die cast
  • Catalytic converters
  • Electric motors
  • Electrical wiring
  • Compressors

Electronics Scrap

  • Computer towers
  • Computer components
  • Circuit boards
  • Rechargeable batteries (Lead-acid)
  • A/C adapters


  • Valid ID required.
  • Title must be in, or notarized in, customer’s name.
  • We accept all vehicles with gas tanks still on them – no holes are required in the gas tanks.
  • If gas tank is removed, it must be cut in half.
  • Driven-in vehicles are accepted.
  • No garbage or non-metals in vehicle.
  • Only four tires, and all must be on vehicle.
  • VIN plate must be visible and attached.
  • VIN number on car must be visible and attached and be validated to the title.

Examples of items City Scrap does NOT accept include:

  • Paint cans
  • Oxygen, propane, fuel tanks or other containers under pressure
  • Sealed containers
  • Tires
  • Kegs
  • Whole torque converters
  • Non-metallics (e.g. cardboard, plastic, glass and wood)