Scrap Metal Recycling

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Here at Cash for Trash, we have many years of experience working in the recycling industry. Many of our workers have been here for years and know all the ins and outs of the industry. With this kind of experience, Cash for Trash provides a level of expertise that cannot be matched. Call or visit us today for all your scrap metal recycling needs.

The Benefits of Recycling

There are many benefits to recycling your scrap metal. Recycling metal:

♻️ Prevents it from ending up as landfill and damaging the environment

♻️ Is environmentally sustainable as it limits the strain on our natural resources

♻️ Helps conservation of natural resources

♻️ Conserves energy that may otherwise be used to produce metals through mining

♻️ Reduces greenhouse emissions

♻️ Reduces your carbon footprint

Recycle Your Scrap Metal with Cash for Trash

Our customers are our business. We collect scrap metal in a safe, environmentally-conscious manner. Our ethical approach to business allows us to build long-term relationships where we maximize value for our customers. Cash for Trash provides a complete scrap metal recycling solution.

If you need scrap metal recycling services in Ottawa, speak to the team with the experience and dedication to get the job done.

Cash for Trash provides practical scrap metal recycling solutions and has over 7 years of experience in the industry. What makes us successful is our commitment to always providing the very best prices and services to all of our customers throughout Ottawa and all surrounding areas. Call 613-831-2900 or visit our scrap metal recycling center in Stittsville for more details.


Shreddable Steel

Shreddable Steel

Light sheet steel with a small amount of contamination. Includes household appliances, hot water heaters, steel mattress coils, 4 wheelers, riding lawn mowers, tin, steel siding, and roofing.

Auto Cast (rotors)

Auto cast iron recycling

Clean drums and rotors and must not contain steel parts including camshafts, valves, valve springs, and studs. Free of non-ferrous and non-metallic parts.

Long Iron

long-iron recycling

Iron that is at least 1/4” thick and is longer than 3 ft. Includes cast iron, vehicle motors (engine blocks), and structural steel, such as I-beams.

Appliances (White Goods)


Includes household appliances such as washers, dryers, stoves/ranges (without ballasts), refrigerators, and freezers (with tags indicating refrigerants have been removed)

No.1 Steel

no1-steel recycling

Prepared pieces smaller than 60″x 24” over 1/4“ thick.

Dry Automobiles

Dry automobiles

Vehicle is drained of all fluids and the tires/wheels have been removed.


#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire

Scrap metal copper recycling in Ottawa

Bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire free of attachments. All the insulation has been removed from the wire and it is free of solder and paint.



Mixed Brass castings, taps, valves, rod brass, chrome plated brass.

Aluminum Extrusion


Clean extruded aluminum free of plastic, rubber, glass, or steel. Generally come from screen porches, windows, decorative fences, screen doors.

Aluminum Radiators


Auto radiators free of steel/plastic/liquid.

Steel BX Cable

Steel BX Cable Recycling

Bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire free of attachments. All the insulation has been removed from the wire and it is free of solder and paint.

#1 Insulated Copper Wire


Needs to be 12 AWG (pencil lead thickness) or thicker and free of attachments.

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Wondering how much you can get for your scrap metal? Simply call us (613-831-2900), or see the prices here. 💰♻️


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