Scrap Metal Recycling Frequently Asked Questions

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We regularly receive questions about metal recycling, the scrap yard, and the environment.

At Moffatt Scrap Iron & Metal Inc., we value our customers and our community. We are proud and excited to answer your questions about the work we do and the services we provide.

Read on to find answers to our most frequently asked questions.

What is scrap metal?

Scrap metal is a valuable resource that consists of materials that can be recycled. This material is found in product manufacturing and general consumption.

Scrap metal is any kind of metal found in your business or home. This could be something as small as a metal pencil cup holder, or something as large as a building. This also includes metal components found in computer keyboards or audio equipment.

What is the scrap metal reused for?

Scrap metal is widely used in a variety of industries, and recycling and repurposing the metal is good for both the environment and for businesses’ bottom lines.

Scrap metal is reused in many ways including:

  • Bridges and roads
  • Cars, motorcycles, airplanes
  • Shipping containers
  • Plumbing and ductwork
  • Food and beverage containers (cans)
  • Home furnishings (tables, lamps, etc.)
  • Modern art
  • Electronics
  • Wiring
  • And much more

Moffatt Team Members and Metal Sculpture

Sovereign Fusion’s sculpture, Born to Trot, depicts a Standardbred mare and foal created to mark the 100th anniversary of Campbellville, home to some of the Canada’s top racing stables and horse farms. The life-size sculpture was constructed from scrap donated by Moffatt Scrap Iron & Metal Inc. and is displayed in Village Gate Parkette.

Who do you get your scrap from?

We receive scrap from the public. We accept drop-offs from members of the community and beyond.

We work with businesses, industrial, and residential clients of any size and assist them in removing and recycling scrap from their sites.

From i-beams, to cars, to stoves, to electrical wiring, to your copper we accept it all.

Will Moffatt Scrap Iron & Metal Inc. pay me for my scrap?

Our friendly staff will guide you through the process of weighing your scrap material on our certified scales for payment.

We adapt to market changes on a real-time basis to provide the most current pricing for our customers.

Please contact us for specific pricing for your materials.

For more information, or to enquire about our services, please contact us.

 

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