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Metal Recycling Guide - Scrap Metal Recycling 101 - A Guide for Complete Beginners provided by Verichek Technical
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C & R Scrap Iron & Metal
4619 S Knox, Chicago
(773) 585-3031
Accepts all metals.

Elgin Recycling
Accepts all metals at the following drop-off recycling locations:

Crystal Lake Recycling Center
5114 Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake
(815) 455-7700
Elgin Recycling Center
660 Schiller St, Elgin
(847) 741-4100
Elk Grove Township Recycling Center
145 S Weiler Rd, Arlington Heights
(847) 741-4100

Maine Scrap Metals
1274 Rand Rd, Des Plaines
(888) 824-3175
Accepts all non-ferrous metal.

Sims Metal Management
2500 S Paulina, Chicago
(773) 254-1200
Accepts sheet iron, cars. Call for pricing.

Steel Recycling Institute
(800) YES-1-CAN (937-1226)
Gives information about steel recycling

Elgin Recycling Center
660 Schiller St, Elgin
(847) 741-4100
Accepts scrap steel pieces. Call for pricing.

Updated 10-16-18




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