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Scrap Metal Recycling
The City of Racine accepts normal scrap metal commonly produced by households with our recycling program. Normal items include but are not limited to:
For items not listed here or larger quantities of metal scrap that will not fit into your cart. You may bring these items to our Pearl Street Location or bring it to a private party for recycling.
For more information about Pearl Street visit out Bulky Waste drop off page, please note most appliances require a fee to be disposed of by the City of Racine. Excess scrap metal being dropped off that will not fit into your recycle cart may be dropped off during normal hours of opperation at no charge.
A division of Alter Trading, is committed to exceeding the expectations of our suppliers, consumers and the communities in which we operate. We strive to deliver experience, skill, and service all at a fair price. We want to make your recycling experience as convenient as possible.
There are two locations in Racine.
3056 Hamilton Ave.
Racine, WI 53403
Memorial Scrap, which is located off of Memorial Drive, accepts and pays for nonferrous materials. Our knowledgeable staff takes great pride in assisting customers in a timely manner and answering questions to maximize the value of the scrap.
We purchase all grades of aluminum, copper, brass and stainless steel as well as catalytic converters, vehicle batteries and aluminum cans. All of our scales have weights visible to customers, so the material weight can be seen.
1330 17th Street
Racine, WI 53403
Miller Compressing Company, accepts and pays for some Ferrous materials, including large appliances, water heaters, and miscellaneous scrap steel is purchased at our Racine Yard, off of Racine Street.
Whether you are part of the general public, a contractor, or a large commercial account, we can easily accommodate your steel recycling needs. Drive onto our vehicle scale for large loads or use the platform scale for the smaller ones. We have cranes and a forklift to assist in unloading large or heavy pieces, pallets or tote boxes.
For more information about Racine Recycling visit
or call the department of Public works field office, (262) 636-9126.
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