Metal Recycling faqs

 

 

Address:

3001 S. Greeley Highway
Cheyenne, WY 82007

Phone Number: 307-634-5859

What can I recycle?

We recycle a wide variety of metals including, but not limited to:

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What is not accepted?
  • Asbestos
  • Non Lead/Acid Batteries
  • Mercury switches/devices
  • Gasoline, diesel, fuel, petroleum products, antifreeze - as a stand-alone product (vehicles sold as scrap need not be drained)
  • CFCs, HCFCs, or refrigerant substitute - as a standalone product (vehicles sold as scrap need not be drained)
  • Explosives
  • Airbags containing sodium azide (unless part of a vehicle)
  • Pyrotechnic devices
  • Firearms
  • PCBs (Capacitors, transformers, ballasts containing PCBs)
  • Televisions, computer monitors, laptop screens
  • Devices with Cathode-Ray Tubes or LCD displays
  • Hazardous or toxic materials including: paints, pesticides, chemicals, etc.
  • Free-flowing fluids of any nature
  • Sealed/Pressurized drums, tanks, or cylinders
  • Intact underground or above-ground storage tanks (must have large holes cut in one end and be visibly empty)
  • Aerosol cans - unless punctured
  • Excessive dirt, rocks, concrete, glass, wood, etc.
  • Municipal or city property (manholes, street signs, etc.)
  • Containers or vessels containing tar
  • Trash or organic waste (including compost)
  • Loose tires
  • Any Radioactive objects
Should I sort my material?

It is not required, but to get the best price, sorting is recommended.

Cheyenne Auto & Metal Employees will not sort your material for you.

How do I get paid?

We will pay you the same day with check or cash using our on-site EZ Cash Machine.

Any quantity under $100 will be issued cash. Any quantity over $100 and up to $2000 can be issued in the form of cash or a check. Any quantity over $2000 will be paid as a check, but up to $2000 may be paid as cash.

Do you take vehicles?

Yes! We will buy your vehicles whether they run or not.

A signed title is required.

A complete vehicle is a car with the following in place: catalytic converter, battery, 4 tires on original rims (no donuts), all glass, lights, engine, transmission, radiator, and electrical wiring. There is no deduction for tires on complete vehicles.

An incomplete vehicle is a car missing any of the above components OR any vehicle that has been stuffed with steel or car parts. There will be a deduction on all tires and any gas tanks that do not have two 1" holes punctured in them on incomplete vehicles.

Can you give me an estimate on how much my vehicle will get me?

We price vehicles based on the year they were made and weight of the vehicle. Any vehicle manufactured 1998 or newer will receive a higher price (based on the current market) so long as it is a complete vehicle.

The weight of your vehicle can be found on the title or registration. The title or registration will say CWT/CAP/SIZE and underneath have a 2 digit number. This number represents the estimated weight in hundreds of pounds; for example, a CWT of 33 is approximately 3300 pounds.

Do you take appliances?

Yes! We will take any household appliance made of metal. However, fridges and freezers must have the freon drained before we can accept them.

Why do you require an ID?

Wyoming state law requires a current valid US government-issued photo ID for the sale of ALL materials except: unprepared steel and pop cans.

Is there a minimum amount I have to bring?

No, we accept all sized loads. There is no minimum weight load.

How many pounds are in a ton?
There are 2000 pounds in 1 ton.

 

Please call with any further questions.

Phone: 307-634-5859

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